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Developing a healthy relationship with your body at any size.
Paula Freedman Psy.D.
The Health at Every Size paradigm promotes dignity and respect for all bodies. Learn how to adopt this model in your clinical work.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Is your brain bullying you with negative thoughts? Challenge body criticism and shift your thought patterns with three powerful questions.
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.
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?
Are you worried about gaining weight while social distancing? A deeper dive into your emotional needs could help you relax.
Paula Freedman, Psy.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in anxiety, eating disorders, and addictive and compulsive behaviors.