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Body Dissatisfaction

A Disordered Eating Researcher Comes Clean

Mary Pritchard | Posted 03.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Mary Pritchard

I've been out of college for so long that I felt I was immune. That I had conquered my body dissatisfaction. After all, I'm a researcher who's been studying body dissatisfaction and disordered eating for over 15 years. Knowledge is power, right? It might be power, but it's certainly not immunity.

LOOK: A Young Woman's Incredible Comic About Body Image

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 10.01.2013 | Women

We struggle with it every day: the conflict between our belief that women should celebrate their bodies and the constant public criticism of women's a...

Psychologist Tara Brach on True Refuge From Body Dissatisfaction

Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W. | Posted 04.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Jean Fain, L.I.C.S.W., M.S.W.

"The intention is to feel compassion toward yourself so there's less identification with the self that is disgusted with looking bad and more of an inhabiting of the awareness that is observing with kindness."

Are You in a Healthy Relationship With Your Food?

Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P. | Posted 01.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Marcelle Pick, OB-GYN N.P.

I know that as women, our relationships to food are complicated and that all of us have stories that play a unique role in those relationships, but I believe that we truly can appreciate food, eat it, and love our bodies all at the same time.

Experts Speak Out About the Harmful Effects of Dieting

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2012 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

When the conclusions of a recent study gave a surprising endorsement to yoyo dieting, I asked my colleagues, experts in intuitive eating and mindful e...

How Well Will I Get?

Dr. David Herzog | Posted 07.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. David Herzog

Even adults who have struggled with anorexia nervosa for years can get better -- but do they ever recover completely?