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Curtain Up! Female Bodies on the American Stage: Enter Fat Actress




I was a theater major at the University of New Hampshire for my B. A., a creative arts education major for my M. A. and a therapeutic recreation/expressive arts therapy major for my M.S. at SFSU.  It wasn’t until I … Continue reading

12. December 2014 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Body Acceptance, Body Image, Dr. Deah, Obesity, Size Acceptance, Social Media and Weight Stigma, Weight | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 comment

Body Respect: An interview with Drs. Linda Bacon and Lucy Aphramor




Anyone interested in health, weight, and wellness will find value in Lucy Aphramor and Linda Bacon’s new book: Body Respect:  What Conventional Health Books Get Wrong, Leave Out, and Just Plain Fail to Understand about Weight. Whether you are already … Continue reading

17. September 2014 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Aphramor & Bacon, Body Acceptance, Body Image, Dr. Deah's Calmanac, HAES®, Obesity, Size Acceptance, Weight, Weight Stigma, Weight Stigma Awareness Week | Tags: , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

FATigued: Finding a second wind in body acceptance.




I am tired. The endless intrusion of diet mandates and body hating messages that wheedle their way into my world via billboards, television, radio, movies, magazines, books, blogs, trolls, and the insidious drive by shoutings have left me fatigued.  Considering … Continue reading

28. May 2014 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Aphramor & Bacon, Body Acceptance, Body Image, Body Positivity, diets, Dr. Deah, Eating disorders, Fat Athletes, HAES®, Obesity, Size Acceptance, Social Media and Weight Stigma, Weight, Weight Stigma, Yoga | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 comments

My Other, My Selfy




No this isn’t a tribute to Nancy Friday’s best seller, My Mother Myself, although at the time that book came out it was a ground breaking read for women everywhere!  This is about a disturbing new app that is now … Continue reading

11. April 2014 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Body Acceptance, Body Image, Body Positivity, Dr. Deah, Dr. Deah's Calmanac, Size Acceptance, Social Media and Weight Stigma, Weight Stigma | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 comments

Day 3 NEDA Week: Count Your Blah Blahssings Baby!!




If you are like most people, you thrive on positive reinforcement and disintegrate just a bit each time you are shamed or told you are wrong. So why do we give our power over to negative reinforcements like scales, diet … Continue reading

25. February 2014 by Dr. Deah
Categories: BEDA, Binge Eating, Body Acceptance, Body Image, diets, Dr. Deah, Dr. Deah's Calmanac, Eating disorders, Fashion, Men and Eating Disorders, NEDA, Weight | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Hola Barbie




In case you haven’t heard the latest word, Sports Illustrated (SI) infamous for it’s yearly Swimsuit Issue (SI) announced that along with the real life human models that are airbrushed and photo shopped in order to look like perfect Barbie … Continue reading

17. February 2014 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Body Acceptance, Body Image, Dr. Deah's Calmanac, Eating disorders, Fashion, Size Acceptance | Tags: , , , , , , , | 2 comments

Get to Know Me!




I had so much fun being interviewed by Patricia Kirby for The Art Therapy Blog on using expressive arts for treating folks with eating disorders and body dissatisfaction, I thought you may enjoy some of my answers! Trigger Warning I … Continue reading

03. February 2014 by Dr. Deah
Categories: art therapy, ASDAH, Binge Eating, Body Image, diets, Dr. Deah, Dr. Deah's Calmanac, Eating disorders, HAES® | Tags: , , , , , | Leave a comment

Practice Practice Practice!




Trigger Warning:  Discussion of Eating Disorders and Halloween Candy   None of us were born with a negative body image nor did it develop over night. So assuming we can instantaneously fix it just because we decide  to feel better … Continue reading

24. October 2013 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Binge Eating, Body Acceptance, Body Image, diets, Dr. Deah, Eating disorders, End Fat Talk, Guilt Free, HAES®, Love Your Body Day, Size Acceptance, Weight Stigma | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , | 1 comment

Score!!!




Twenty Years.  TWENTY Years.  Two Decades.  A Score.  An infamous date in the life of Sgt. Pepper and his band. The amount of time I lived before College Graduation.  (Your math is fine, I graduated early).  The amount of time … Continue reading

19. January 2013 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Body Image, Dr. Deah, HAES®, Mindful Eating, Size Acceptance, Weight | Tags: , , , , , | 4 comments

WORDS OF LOVE




There is a day for everything!!!  I kid you not.  March 14th is National Potato Chip Day.  November 7th, Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day, and my personal fave, that happens to fall on my birthday, Dec. 13th, National Ice Cream … Continue reading

17. October 2011 by Dr. Deah
Categories: Binge Eating, Body Acceptance, diets, Eating disorders, HAES®, Weight | Tags: , , , , | 2 comments

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