MINDFULNESS, YOGA AND EATING DISORDER RECOVERY

The following blog was written by Jodi Strock as part of YBIC’s monthly column that highlights how the practice of yoga can be an integral component in the effective treatment of and on-going recovery from eating disorders and disordered eating. As a mental health professional, yogi, and someone who had once struggled with an eating disorder I wanted … Continued

LEARNING TO LIVE IN MY NEW BODY

The following is a guest post for the Yoga and Body Image Coalition by Gwen Soffer, the co-founder of Enso studio in Media, Pa. Approaching fifty-years old is a strange place to be. In many ways I feel like I am in my thirties. As a matter of fact, I sometimes hear myself thinking, in response to … Continued

Moving Beyond Body Positivity

By Asam Ahmad Since most of us grow up being taught to hate our bodies, learning about body positivity can be life-changing. The idea that all bodies are valid, that dieting doesn’t work, that one can live a happy and meaningful life in their body as it is, are messages most of us benefit from … Continued

HIDING BEHIND HEALTHY

Exercise can be the Perfect Hiding Place for Eating Disorders and This Needs to Change The following blog was written by Robyn Baker, the owner and operator of Asteya Fitness, as part of YBIC’s on-going partnership with World Eating Disorders Action Day. To learn more about WEDA and get involved read and share the Nine … Continued