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Developing a healthy relationship with your body at any size.
Paula Freedman Psy.D. on December 15, 2021
Do you worry about losing control around food? You may struggle with disordered eating. Learning to eat intuitively can help you trust your body's signals.
Paula Freedman Psy.D. on November 23, 2021
Rejecting diet culture's toxic messages will help you relax and enjoy the holidays without food guilt.
Paula Freedman Psy.D. on August 23, 2021
Do you struggle with harsh self-criticism in the face of mistakes or flaws? Self-compassion is a powerful tool to support growth and recovery.
Paula Freedman Psy.D. on June 4, 2021
The Health at Every Size paradigm promotes dignity and respect for all bodies. Learn how to adopt this model in your clinical work.
Paula Freedman Psy.D. on March 25, 2021
Perfectionism is common for people who like control. It's also an impossible quest. Forget the search for perfection and work on embracing your authentic self, flaws and all.
Paula Freedman Psy.D. on February 25, 2021
Cultural emphasis on weight loss and body size leads us to disconnect from hunger cues or try to outsmart our cravings. Reconnect to your inner wisdom by challenging diet culture.
Paula Freedman Psy.D. on December 4, 2020
The BMI has been used for nearly two centuries to categorize people's health by their size. Why do we still put stock in a biased, unscientific measure?
Paula Freedman Psy.D. on September 28, 2020
We are taught that fat bodies are not athletic. The truth is that fat bodies can be strong, flexible, and powerful, if only the world would see them.
Paula Freedman Psy.D. on September 14, 2020
Is your brain bullying you with negative thoughts? Challenge body criticism and shift your thought patterns with three powerful questions.
Paula Freedman Psy.D. on July 8, 2020
Kindness and empathy are easily our most undervalued superpowers as a species. This lovingkindness script can help you navigate life's challenges with an open heart.
Paula Freedman Psy.D. on June 10, 2020
We've been told that exercise is vital and that we lack discipline if we're sedentary. What if we ditched the shame and wrote our own rules?
Paula Freedman Psy.D. on April 15, 2020
Are you worried about gaining weight while social distancing? A deeper dive into your emotional needs could help you relax.