Thursday, October 22, 2020

BODY EMPOWERMENT – “Body Ownership & Citizenship”

As part of the weekly Wednesday posting of my ongoing YouTube series “Body Empowerment,” here’s “Body Ownership & Citizenship (Body Empowerment 65)” originally posted September 3, 2012, on YouTube.com by Caroline Rothstein. In this video, Caroline seeks to spark a discussion about body ownership in relation to nationality, government, and citizenship. About BODY EMPOWERMENT: Founded in 2008, “Body […]

BODY EMPOWERMENT – “Movement”

As part of the weekly Wednesday posting of my ongoing YouTube series “Body Empowerment,” here’s “Movement (Body Empowerment 62)” originally posted July 16, 2012, on YouTube.com by Caroline Rothstein. In this video, Caroline talks about intuitive movement, and really listening to our bodies desires for movements, rather than imposing what our brains – or the media! – […]

BODY EMPOWERMENT – “Emotions & Food”

As part of the weekly Wednesday posting of my ongoing YouTube series “Body Empowerment,” here’s “Emotions & Food (Body Empowerment 60)” originally posted June 18, 2012, on YouTube.com by Caroline Rothstein. In this video, Caroline interviews her father on Father’s Day about his thoughts and experience with emotional eating. About BODY EMPOWERMENT: Founded in 2008, “Body Empowerment” is […]

Bodies Die But Connect Spirits Forever

My birthday has never been celebrated in the traditional sense because there was always a Lent and Easter celebration. I suppose as a child I felt left out but as an adult my birthday is meaningful in a non traditional way. A long time ago I started a tradition of giving my mother a gift […]

Welcome your humanity

  “Some things you must always be unable to bear. Injustice and outrage and dishonor and shame. Not for kudos and not for cash — Just refuse to bear them.” William Faulkner.

Tools for your Tool Box- In Need of Repair: Perfectionist Thinking and Doing

Tools for your Tool Box – In Need of Repair: Perfectionist Thinking and Doing Not feeling good about yourself often leads to the quest for perfection.  The need for perfection is to establish value or disguise feelings of worthlessness and often woven into the cloth of most eating disorders.  This quest has many pitfalls in […]

BODY EMPOWERMENT – “How Not To Purge”

Note from WATRD Editor: this post may be triggering for those struggling with an eating disorder, but the end message is incredibly powerful. Please view at your own risk and employ self-care. As part of the weekly Wednesday posting of my ongoing YouTube series “Body Empowerment,” here’s “How Not To Purge (Body Empowerment 46)” originally […]

Mental Holocaust

January 5, 2013 by  
Filed under Body Image

I am currently reading Healthy Selfitude by NORMAL President Robyn Hussa and this month I am more aware of the shift toward mindfulness but also realize that as an African American that grew up in the Protestant church how foreign this concept may come across. I would like to speak to you as you consider […]

BODY EMPOWERMENT – “Forgiveness”

As part of the weekly Wednesday posting of my ongoing YouTube series “Body Empowerment,” here’s “Forgiveness (Body Empowerment 44)” originally posted October 17, 2011, on YouTube.com by Caroline Rothstein. Check it out! About BODY EMPOWERMENT: Founded in 2008, “Body Empowerment” is hosted and produced by NYC-based writer, performer, and eating disorder recovery advocate Caroline Rothstein. In an effort to […]

BODY EMPOWERMENT – “Causes of My ED”

As part of the weekly Wednesday posting of my ongoing YouTube series “Body Empowerment,” here’s “Causes of My ED (Body Empowerment 32)” originally posted January 28, 2011, on YouTube.com by Caroline Rothstein. Check it out! About BODY EMPOWERMENT: Founded in 2008, “Body Empowerment” is hosted and produced by NYC-based writer, performer, and eating disorder recovery advocate Caroline Rothstein. In […]

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