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How to talk with your kids about bodies and weight

October 9, 2023 | Written by Amye Archer, MFA | Featuring Rebecca Puhl, PhD

Finding healthy ways to talk about our bodies can be complicated. If you’re not sure where to start with your kids, try these tips from Rebecca Puhl, PhD.

Disordered eating vs. eating disorders

September 29, 2023 | Written by team

Disordered eating behaviors can lead to eating disorders, but they’re not the same thing. Find out how they're connected and how to seek treatment.

How bariatric surgery can affect your mental health

September 15, 2023 | Written by Amye Archer, MFA | Featuring Fatema Jivanjee-Shakir, LMSW

If you’re considering weight-loss surgery, eating disorder expert Fatema Jivanjee-Shakir has guidance on how to protect your mental health before and after.

Body dysmorphia: Signs, symptoms, and treatment

September 8, 2023 | Written by team

People with body dysmorphia are fixated on their perceived physical flaws. Learn more about this condition, what it looks like, and how to treat it.

Feeling bad about feeling bad about your body

September 7, 2023 | Written by Amye Archer, MFA | Featuring Judith Matz, LCSW

Diet culture has changed, but it’s still here—and now body positivity has entered the chat. If you feel stuck in the middle, the right therapist can help.

3 misconceptions about body positivity

August 31, 2023 | Published by PESI Inc.

Judith Matz, LCSW, shares three common misconceptions about body positivity to consider as you move toward accepting and loving yourself.

Body image and mental health

August 29, 2023 | Written by team

How you think and feel about your appearance can affect your sense of self-worth. Follow these tips to build a body image that supports your mental health.

Exercise and mental health

August 17, 2023 | Written by team

Exercise can benefit your mental and physical health, but it also has the potential to do harm. Learn to tell the difference and to exercise healthfully.

10 body-positive affirmations for the new year

July 12, 2023 | Published by PESI Inc.

To help your clients heal body shame and cultivate body positivity, try sharing these affirmations.

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