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Dr. Deah ja Vu (6)




DEJA POO:  THE FEELING YOU HAVE HEARD THIS CRAP BEFORE! If you are having that strange feeling that you have been here before, worry not…there is a very good likelihood that you have!  Every January, for the past 6 years … Continue reading

14. January 2016 by Dr. Deah
Categories: ASDAH, Beauty Diversity, BEDA, Binge Eating, Body Acceptance, Body Image, Body Positivity, diets, Dr. Deah, Dr. Deah's Calmanac, Eating disorders, End Fat Talk, HAES®, Healthy Weight Week, Mindful Eating, NAAFA, NEDA, NEDIC, Obesity, Self Esteem, Size Acceptance, Social Media and Weight Stigma, Tri Delta, Weight, Weight Stigma | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Cruel Days…Cruel Days




…Dear old golden rule days.  How many of you remember that song? If some of you are experiencing a Dr. Deah ja Vu, you are correct.  You have read this before.  One of my walky talky clients noted that I … Continue reading

25. August 2015 by Dr. Deah
Categories: ASDAH, BEDA, Binge Eating, Blogging, Body Acceptance, Body Image, Body Positivity, Dr. Deah's Calmanac, Eating disorders, HAES®, Self Esteem, Size Acceptance | Tags: , , , , , | Leave a comment

Why ISN’T This Night Different?




Seders and eating…a match made in…well, it all depends on your spiritual/religious perspective. Passover Seders will kick into gear this week and while the diversity of rituals is extensive, one common thread is singing the Dayenu song.  Dayenu, loosely translated … Continue reading

01. April 2015 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Binge Eating, Body Acceptance, Body Image, Body Positivity, diets, Dr. Deah, Dr. Deah's Calmanac, Eating disorders, HAES®, recreation therapy, Self Esteem, Size Acceptance, Weight | Tags: , , , , , , | 4 comments

The Bee’s Knees




This is the third and final part of my three part Bee Here Now Series about cultivating a positive body image via Walkie Talkie sessions.  In part one, “A Bee in my Bonnet,” we talked about the buzzing of the … Continue reading

21. February 2015 by Dr. Deah
Categories: ASDAH, ASGPP, BEDA, Body Acceptance, Body Image, Body Positivity, diets, Dr. Deah, Dr. Deah's Calmanac, Eating disorders, HAES®, NEDA, recreation therapy, Self Esteem, Size Acceptance, Weight, Weight Stigma | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

MIXED NUTS




Mixed Nuts: A Re-Post about Valentines and True Love Mixed Nuts.  That’s how I feel about Valentine’s Day.  Like a can of mixed nuts.  Remember those cans of Mr. Peanut Planter’s mixed nuts that would magically appear once or twice … Continue reading

12. February 2015 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Body Acceptance, Body Image, Body Positivity, diets, Eating disorders, HAES®, Self Esteem, Size Acceptance, Weight Stigma | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | 6 comments

BUZZ OFF: Part Two of Tackling the Buzz Kill!




This is the second part of a three part series on one approach to treating the clinical diagnosis of Beeinurbonnettopathy (soon to be included in the DSMXXXV).  If you didn’t read part one you may want to do so by … Continue reading

21. January 2015 by Dr. Deah
Categories: art therapy, ASDAH, BEDA, Body Acceptance, Body Image, Body Positivity, dance therapy, Dr. Deah, Dr. Deah's Calmanac, drama therapy, Eating disorders, EDRC, EDRS, Guilt Free, HAES®, Healthy Weight Week, Men and Eating Disorders, movement therapy, NAAFA, NEDA, recreation therapy, Self Esteem, Size Acceptance, Weight, Weight Stigma | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 comment

Lose Wait Now! Ask me How?




Most of us have heard it.  Many of us have said it.  And sadly, the majority of Americans are still doing it.  It is waiting.  Waiting to live our lives until our scale hits the magic number.  Waiting to live … Continue reading

23. December 2014 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Body Acceptance, Body Image, Body Positivity, diets, Dr. Deah's Calmanac, End Fat Talk, Self Esteem, Size Acceptance, Social Media and Weight Stigma, Weight | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 comment

Eating Disorders Recovery Support: It’s Not sELFish to Ask for Help




I am reluctant to use my blog for sELF-promotion.  Sure, I always include links to where to buy my book, it is an author’s obligation these days to market their books in any way possible.  But rarely do I use … Continue reading

20. December 2014 by Dr. Deah
Categories: art therapy, ASDAH, BEDA, Body Image, dance therapy, Dr. Deah, Dr. Deah's Calmanac, drama therapy, Eating disorders, EDRC, EDRS, HAES®, Men and Eating Disorders, Mindful Eating, movement therapy, NEDA, recreation therapy, Renfrew, Self Esteem, Yoga | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Bird by Bird”




One of my favorite authors is Anne Lamott and one of the many Anne Lamott words of wisdom that I live by was in her book, Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life.  I read the book about … Continue reading

04. December 2014 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Beauty Diversity, Body Acceptance, Body Image, Body Positivity, Dr. Deah, Dr. Deah's Calmanac, Fat Acceptance Europe, Self Esteem, Size Acceptance | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 comments

Fatima Parker: Activist Extraordinaire!




For those of you who have been following my blog you may recall that I wrote about my summer visit to the UK and Holland. It was a delightful experience learning more about the Fat Acceptance movement that is alive … Continue reading

17. November 2014 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Beauty Diversity, Blogging, Body Acceptance, Body Image, Body Positivity, Dr. Deah, Fashion, HAES®, Self Esteem, Size Acceptance, Social Media and Weight Stigma, Weight, Weight Stigma | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 comments

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