I’m so excited to share my new book with you! As of today, Fulfilled is available for pre-order on Amazon.com! Fulfilled is a non-fiction book that explores health promotion through a non-diet lens, encouraging you to respect your body, honor your hunger, and embrace the unique size and shape that God created for your. In … More Fulfilled: Let Go of Shame, Embrace Your Body, and Eat the Food You Love
1. Body image as a coping mechanism Most diets begin and end with body dissatisfaction. I say this because the motivation to start a diet almost always involves some component of wanting to change our bodies, and most diets end because compliance is pretty much impossible after a while, leading to rebound weight gain and … More 5 Thoughts (on body image, coping mechanisms, snacking, and more…)
Okay, I admit…I’m not a fashionista. But that’s okay, because this post has nothing to do with fashion! Rather, it’s about dressing yourself according to your values. Or, more specifically…it’s about the considerations I take into account when I am dressing myself, to help me live according to my values. My hope in sharing them … More Clothes That Have No Place in Your Closet
Is it just me, or does it feel like fitness influencers are a little excessive? I don’t mean the way they market themselves, or share on social media. (I follow quite a few of them for new ideas!) No, I mean the message they’re preaching, the workout plans they’re endorsing, and the recommendations they make … More How Much Exercise Do We Really Need?
I’m generally happy with my body, and I’m so grateful that I can truthfully say that now. I’ve struggled to accept my appearance over the years, and there were definitely seasons in my recovery where I was merely tolerating my appearance rather than actually liking it. Given the culture in which we live, I don’t … More Moving Beyond Body Image Roadblocks