Monthly Archives: February 2011

It’s Not Just You: A Research Round Up, Part 1

If you feel like a failure in your efforts to change your body, lose weight, and achieve happiness, you’re not alone. Efforts at weight loss and body change, especially through dieting, are common: nearly 50% of men and 75% of … Continue reading

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Happy Anorexics

So, did you figure out why? What are the reasons you have engaged in a struggle with your body? Do you want to feel better about yourself? Do you hope to feel more confident, less self-conscious, sexier, more accomplished, more … Continue reading

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Cinderella Ate My Daughter!

Fantastic review of Peggy Orenstein’s new book and an interesting historical overview of how children got color-coded at About-Face.

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If It Hasn’t Worked, Why Do It?

If the strategies you’re using to feel better about your body haven’t worked, why are you still using them? More than 60% of American women ages 25-45 say that they are currently trying to lose weight.  75% have disordered eating … Continue reading

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The Solution To Your Problem

If you made a list of all the strategies you’ve tried to solve your body problem last week, I left you with a cliffhanger. You evaluated all of the strategies you have already tried, so now that you’ve considered them, … Continue reading

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