#WSAW2016: Teaching Kids the Truth

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The theme for Weight Stigma Awareness Week 2016 #WSAW2016 is Teaching Kids the Truth so we are giving away a free chapter of Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat for Students.

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How to Deal with Pressure to Lose Weight

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This is a common challenge in our weight-focused culture. Family members, usually out of concern, and only occasionally out of cruelty, will urge an individual to focus on weight loss—despite all of their previous unsuccessful attempts.

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There is No Such Thing as a Perfect Blood Sugar

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Let’s just get this straight: There are no diabetes care guidelines that state you must eat a “perfect” diet (whatever that is!) or have perfect blood sugar readings. In fact, holding the belief that you must manage your diabetes perfectly actually backfires most of the time!

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Mindful Eating as a Yoga Practice

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Whether you are practicing yoga or mindful eating, there are times when it will come naturally and times when it is challenging.

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Weight Stigma in Photography

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As I stood in the cosmetics check-out line, I casually noticed the size diversity of the women waiting, in sharp contrast to the giant posters in the windows advertising a much narrower definition of beauty.

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Nonjudgmental Awareness of Overeating and Binge Eating Cycles

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Mindful eating is about bringing nonjudgmental awareness of overeating and your choices and experiences. Try writing about an overeating episode and identify the eating cycles that show up.

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How do you make time to eat mindfully?

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Eating mindfully is important, especially when I feel like I don’t have time, because that is when I need these moments of tranquility and recharging the most.

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What do I do when I get hungry with diabetes?

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What should you do when you get hungry if you have diabetes? The simple answer is: Eat! Of course, it may not feel that simple for the following reasons.

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Tell Me I’m Fat: Compelling Stories About Weight

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I’m more optimistic than ever about the weight-neutral movement after listening to a recent podcast, sharing compelling personal stories about weight.

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What is Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating Programs and Training?

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The mission of Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating Programs and Training is to change the way the world thinks about eating! We created this video to explain how: What is Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating Programs and Training?

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