Diets, Eating Disorder & Donut Land-Counselor Kate-Counseling Services-Raleigh, NC

Diets, Eating Disorders & Donut Land, Oh My! (Part 1)

For a lot of folks in eating disorder recovery (or recovery from diet culture), facing your “fear foods” can be revolutionary! If you’ve kept yourself from eating “cheat foods” or “fear foods” that incite feelings of guilt, shame, unworthiness, and failure, then it’s no wonder you might feel liberation and freedom when those same foods…

Non diet conversation starters - counseling services raleigh - counselor kate

15 Non-Diet Conversation Starters

There are SO MANY things to talk about besides diets and food rules! Literally, anything other than those two topics and there’s still a wealth of conversation. But sometimes we get caught in a rut. Dieting and concern about body shape/size are a rite of passage for a lot of women (and increasingly, men). We…

Ditching Diets Goes Beyond the Scale - counseling services Raleigh NC - Counselor Kate

Why Ditching Diets Goes Beyond the Scale

Today is Independence Day in the United States. When I think of independence and freedom, I also think about BODIES. My work is body liberation. Body liberation is the radical idea that all bodies deserve respect, compassion, and equal value. It throws off cultural standards of beauty, saying “Fuck this. I’m not interested in your…