Posts tagged healthy
Weight Watchers

There has been a lot of uproar lately about the new Weight Watchers — Kurbo app, designed for children and adolescents 8-17 to promote weight-loss, calorie counting (via the “points system”) and a “healthier lifestyle.”


I absolutely want us to educate, inspire, and support children from a young age to live their healthiest lives. However, being a chubby child who dieted all my childhood and young adult life, and now being an eating disorder professional (psychotherapist), I think it’s important to do some education on the damage of this philosophy behind “weight-loss.” I’ve seen it first hand, and it’s been proven again and again, that childhood weight-loss efforts can lead to or often worsen disordered eating and body image issues!  

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Feel Your Feelings

I know that it's difficult to do, however, you MUST MUST MUST feel your feelings. ⠀

Trust me, I'm a professional #lol

But in all seriousness, your emotions are trying to communicate with you.⠀

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