Posts tagged yoga therapy
Do You Have a Love-Hate Relationship With the Eating Disorder?

Swinging between love and hate for the eating disorder is exhausting. In this post, I share about the tug of war I experienced between love and hate in my personal journey, and how I learned that these extremes were a barrier to accepting myself. Read the full post to learn how to shift out of love-hate and work toward acceptance of your whole self.

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Less Combat, More Joy: Why Fitness Doesn’t Have to Be About Changing Your Body

Happy 2019! Without fail, the focus on working out and changing our bodies intensifies in the beginning months of the New Year, with marketers convincing us we need to lose weight, join a gym, and eat less. The repetition of these messages can cause us to question if we “fit” in and flare up body image concerns. Can you relate? If so, I promise you aren’t alone. In this blog post, I share an excerpt from my book, Body Mindful Yoga, on the combat language of fitness culture and offer new, more affirming language to embrace movement in your life.

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My Journey Overcoming an Eating Disorder and Addiction

“I always felt that if I looked perfect on the outside, no one would know what a mess I was on the inside.” Guest contributor Crystal Hampton shares her story of overcoming an eating disorder and addiction and offers others hope to keep going on their personal journeys. Read more about Crystal’s story and what has helped her maintain recovery.

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Yoga Tools For Quieting Body Comparing Thinking

Body comparing thoughts can take over our minds like a wildfire, leaving us empty of confidence and consumed with self-doubt. If you are often distracted with body comparing thoughts, here’s 5 of my favorite hands-on Yoga tools to quiet body comapring thinking and practice becoming more present.

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Why I Passed Up 15 Seconds of Fame

I had the unexpected and very cool experience of being invited to participate in a national marketing campaign. Although the mission of the campaign is admirable, I passed up the 15 seconds of fame. In this blog post, I share why I turned it down to remain true to myself, my recovery, and my work as a yoga therapist in the eating disorder community. 

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