The Empowered Body Blog

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

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...

Riding the Journey of Rejection

Last September my boyfriend took me to dinner and told me he wanted to marry me. Two weeks later he broke up with me. One month later I found out he broke up with me for his ex-girlfriend. AND there may even have been some overlap. 7 months later he proposed to her. I...

Stop Leading with Beauty

A couple of weeks ago I made a commitment to myself to start learning again. I don’t mean like typical sit in a classroom takes some tests kind of learning. I wanted to start learning intentionally from people, experiences, conversations ect. One of my goals was to...

One is the Loneliest Number.

A couple of weeks ago I was having lunch with a friend to catch up on the newness in our professional lives, relationships, and family. Despite the exciting details of my present personal life one thing I have learned about being a therapist is that sometimes people...

ED Awareness and What I Want you to Know

Hi. It is National Eating Disorder Week and there is a reason I am waiting until the last second to acknowledge this. I have started three different posts this week. Each time asking myself what do I want to put out there? What do I want people to know? Each post I...

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