How to talk to your teenager about Photoshop, the media, and how it impacts body image

Many people who have eating disorders have a distorted view of themselves, along with a negative body image. There is a condition called body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), which is common among those suffering from eating disorders. According to the Body Dysmorphic Disorder Foundation, the most common age at which BDD begins is 13, and it occurs in both boys and girls. BDD is …

Tapping into “The Why” of eating to help your child heal from an eating disorder

We have always loved Simon Sinek’s “Golden Circle,” in which companies and organizations learn to focus on WHY they are doing something instead of WHAT and HOW they are doing it. In this video, we use the concept of the Golden Circle, and to suggest you tap into your child’s WHY for eating in a healthy, balanced, non-disordered way, to help you guide her towards …

What To Do Together: Watch this video about Photoshop and Beauty

If you have a daughter or a son with an eating disorder, they are likely struggling to understand the media presentation of the “ideal human” and match it up with their experience of themselves. Next time you’re sitting around together on separate devices, take a moment to connect with her, and watch this video together. This is a great way to open …

Mama, You Need Some Love!

Hey there, Mama! Have you been burning the candle at both ends? Trying to be superwoman? Trying to make everything perfect for your family? You may have heard, but in case you need a reminder, you need to STOP THE MADNESS! You cannot possibly accomplish everything you’re trying to accomplish without taking better care of yourself. Check out this video …