This week I’m talking about the origins of the body positivity movement as well as some important nuances. Please enjoy and send me your feedback! Love, Jenna email@example.com
In this week’s video, I share my thoughts on why getting on the path to peace with food and body is urgently needed. The world needs the real you.
I love the New York Times. I was raised on it. First to increase my SAT scores and then because it’s where I found my people. But like all individuals and groups, it has its blind spots. The coverage of health as it relates to weight, eating, and dieting – and particularly Intuitive Eating – […]
The first time I remember hearing it, I was a freshman at Penn State. A girl who lived at the end of my 4th floor dormitory hall returned to school after spending a month at home recovering from mono. She still looked so pale and frail and seemed overwhelmed by everything she needed to do […]
It’s no secret: I love RuPaul’s Drag Race and think everyone should be watching it. Not just because the queens have such incredible range and talent: they write, do comedy, host, sing, dance, choreograph, direct, act, ad lib, design, sew, and are makeup ninjas. All of this would already make them sort of superhuman. Even […]
When you think of spirituality, you might call to mind a framework or set of rules that show you the way to inner peace, to end your suffering (and possibly even avoid death), is to be good. On the darker end of the spectrum, however, behavior is often driven by a fear of consequences (of […]
No one can really know someone else’s relationship with food – even our loved ones. Eating disorders occur in people of all sizes and shapes, in men and women, young and old. And as much as we seem to hear about them today, they are still largely a secret struggle. The holiday season, especially Thanksgiving, […]
Did you have braces as a kid? If you did, you probably made many a trip to the orthodontist. I was lucky enough to have braces during the height of my awkward phase in the seventh grade and – as an added bonus – had them “installed” on Christmas Eve so I wouldn’t miss any […]