[Don’t] Just Do It

This summer has been a strange and difficult one. I have learned a lot, and I have not sunk into emotional unsteadiness as I have in years past when faced with a torrent of “uncertainty,” but it has still been difficult — growing pains always are. I have always had unreasonable expectations for myself. I…

Planning to Gain

One of our favorite authors, Anne Lamott, posted this as her Facebook status today, and we wanted to share it with you… We need to talk. I know you are planning to start a diet on Thursday, January 1st, I used to start diets, too. I hated to mention this to my then-therapist. She would…

The Kindness Diet

From the Article “The Kindness Diet” in the Atlantic published January 5th 2015. A new study found that women whose friends and romantic partners were accepting of their size lost more weight than those whose loved ones were critical. The greatest aphrodisiac, according to pop culture, is to be told never to change. Everyone from Bobby…