We Are More Than Our Bodies

Guest contributor Cara shares how her travels around the world studying Yoga and meditation helped her redefine her relationship with her body in unexpected and powerful ways. Read on to learn how Cara applies the philosophies of Yoga in her daily life and eating disorder recovery journey.

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Eating Disorder Rules Are Meant to Be Broken

Guest contributor Morganne Skinner shares how her innocent drive to be a great athlete turned into years of living with anorexia, bulimia, and orthorexia. With the support of her husband and her resolve for happiness and freedom, Morganne shares how she is working hard every day to break eating disorder rules and find enjoyment in her life.

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What Brings Comfort?

Guest contributor Bethany N shares how the discomfort she felt in her body during college led her on a journey to learn how to care for herself and form a kinder relationship with her body. Now as a yoga teacher, Bethany encourages others to embrace their bodies and create comforting spaces for her own continued growth. Read Bethany’s inspiring guest post.

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Less Combat, More Joy: Why Fitness Doesn’t Have to Be About Changing Your Body

Happy 2019! Without fail, the focus on working out and changing our bodies intensifies in the beginning months of the New Year, with marketers convincing us we need to lose weight, join a gym, and eat less. The repetition of these messages can cause us to question if we “fit” in and flare up body image concerns. Can you relate? If so, I promise you aren’t alone. In this blog post, I share an excerpt from my book, Body Mindful Yoga, on the combat language of fitness culture and offer new, more affirming language to embrace movement in your life.

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