The Empowered Body Blog

I like to move my body, eat real food, and talk about how challenging those things are.

Negative Body Image Addiction… it’s a thing

Last week I was talking with a new friend and the obvious first question she asked me after identifying what I do for a living was, “What kind stuff do you work with?” I usually say the same thing every time someone asks me this- “Oh I see about 70% eating disorders...

Choosing Hope is Challenging

There is something out there better for you. It’s not a no, it’s a not yet. It could be worse. One door closes so another one can open. These are just a couple of the phrases that used to drive me completely mad when I was going through something tough. I used to...

We need help on the mountain top too

Last week I was asked why I haven’t posted on my blog in a couple months. Or sent out a newsletter for that matter. I felt an initial sting of guilt because to be honest I’ve sat down a couple times to write about boundaries, diet culture, and the importance of a...

New Year- Same You.

Before we get started, I’m just going to point out the obvious here… you aren’t going to keep your New Year’s Resolution. I mean maybe you will, but I’d bet that you probably won’t. Statistically, 90 percent of New Year’s resolutions don’t stick. So, for the sake of...

So my Boundaries are not Normal? Thank u, Next.

At a conference I recently attended, author of “The Road Back to You,” Ian Crons, kicked off by stating, “The most dangerous assumption you can make is that your way of seeing the world is normal.” Well, this weekend, it was made very clear to me that a large chunk of...

We Have a Produce Problem

America has a produce problem. We throw away nearly half of all produce grown in the United States because of what farmers are calling a “cult of perfection.” Due to unrealistic cosmetic standards we are deepening hunger and poverty and inflicting a heavy toll on the...

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