In today’s blog post, we tackle an oddly hushed issue in the world of bodybuilding: stimulant abuse. This is something that was a large part of the disordered eating behaviors in my own bodybuilding history and is something I know for a fact loads of others engage in. Read on to understand why this is so dangerous and what to do about it.Read More
The #1 response I get when it comes to intuitive eating is something to the effect of “If I were to eat intuitively, I’d eat everything in sight!” Today’s blog post addresses this concern and explains whether it’s possible for intuitive eating to ever “go wrong.”Read More
Are there any foods you should keep off limits? Is restriction EVER a good idea? To answer this, we dive into the 5 major reasons someone might restrict a certain food or food group from their diet. We look at each of these and arrive at a real answer. This is super helpful if you’re still unsure about the concept of intuitive eating and Food Freedom.Read More
If you're going through binge-eating behaviors and are afraid they may never stop, or that nothing you've tried has worked, don't worry, you're not alone... I was in that EXACT same place years ago. But I ended up making a full and permanent recovery from my binge-eating. My relationship with food now is better than it's ever been, and I think the reason I'm sharing with you today could be a big piece of the puzzle in your own recovery journey!Read More
This guest post from Pam Nugent is as profoundly important as it is tragic. She describes the intense eating disorder experience her late son Laurence and her family had to go through. But she also leaves us with an incredibly important takeaway, about men with eating disorders and the importance of a family network.Read More
This guest blog post from emotional eating coach Sasha Fardell tackles the tough question of whether we can incite change in our bodies while still remaining body-positive. She addresses it objectively and provides an answer I personally took a lot away from, and I’m sure you will too.Read More
If you’re looking for a full-length, comprehensive list of some of the healthiest non-restrictive habits to build, look no further. Complete with resources and tips… I promise you’ll be able to find something that works for you!Read More
…this is a struggle that starts and ends with you. People can support you, but you have do this for yourself. And the only way out is through. So feel the fear and the pain. Let it all in, and then let it all go.
Read more of Athena’s courageous story, for motivation and appreciation of what people struggling through eating disorders are up against.Read More
Bar none the most popular New Year’s Resolution worldwide is to lose weight. But I’ve got 43 compelling reasons this is not a good idea. Read on for all of those, plus 31 Resolutions you could set instead!Read More
Join binge and overeating coach Andrea Lussing and myself in getting the #NoScaleHoliday word out. This holiday season, take care of yourself, spend time with loved ones, and learn to appreciate all that you have to offer. As it turns out, the scale has no part in any of that. Read my interview with Andrea here!Read More
I’ve received this question a good number of times and figured it deserved a comprehensive and concise response, which is exactly what you have here!Read More
The period right after a binge can feel extremely unnerving and frightening. Here’s what you want to make absolutely sure you DON’T do in this period.Read More
The period after a physique competition can be overwhelming and intense, but with these four steps, you can sidestep all of that madness and return to normalcy!Read More
This picture only shows about 5% of what was going through my mind. I hated myself, was dependent on stimulants just to stay awake, and was terrified of the inevitable binge.
And that wasn’t just my experience… Read on to learn more.Read More
Not clickbait! Believe it or not, there are some pros to these otherwise incredibly dangerous and harmful communities. But read more before formulating a premature opinion!Read More
CDR explains why diets fail, why stress is such a key player, and how to avoid “willpower depletion.” There’s a reason I make sure to teach this to all of my clients.Read More
It’s Halloween, the one day of the year that seems as if it were literally designed to trigger a binge. How do you possibly go about managing it without any restriction or “raw willpower” at all?
Simple. Just implement these 5 steps.Read More
When she was 14, her life turned upside down with a vicious eating disorder. But Emily did not let this disease define her, which her relentlessly positive attitude shows. Read more to learn about Emily’s traumatic experiences and the strength she’s had to cultivate so early in life.Read More
August 2017 to October 2018 was probably the most transformative period of my life. Here’s why.Read More
A comprehensive treatment of the “sugar addiction” controversy, with a clear answer and clear takeaways.Read More