by Deb Burgard, PhD If you have grown up in this culture, you probably associate quite a few things with fatness and quite a few of the opposite traits with… Read More »Can you tell anything at all by a person’s weight?
by Jon Robison, Phd, MS Decades of research on the placebo effect support that people’s perceptions and expectations about their health can positively influence physiological parameters as well as the… Read More »The nocebo effect – belief and biology – part III
by Lindo Bacon, PhD My new year nearly began on a depressing note, because of the way I ended the old one. Right around December 31, I read an article… Read More »Notes to myself – finding hope in difficult times
by Jeanette DePatie (The Fat Chick), MA, ACE Ahh January. After the champagne flutes and the ball drop and the confetti, it’s time for the annual Big Shift. What is… Read More »Weekend warrior syndrome and the national, annual B.S.
by Deb Burgard, PhD Along with the increasing public recognition of the Health at Every Size® model, there is some confusion about what the HAES SMmodel is and is not. … Read More »How to tell if you are getting a diet-in-haes-clothing
by Michelle May, MD Bias. Stereotyping. Prejudice. Discrimination. Bullying. These ugly words describe a serious problem weight stigma. Our culture is entrenched in the belief that fat is bad, people… Read More »New year’s resolution — boot the bully from your brain