Have You Become "Exercise Resistant?"

Have You Become "Exercise Resistant?"

Exercise is often used as a way to lose weight or shape the body, to enhance our sense of self-worth, or simply because we think we should. It's not fun, and we don't think it is supposed to be. You may think you are lazy or have a character flaw, and need to force yourself to get to the gym. But what if you have actually become "exercise resistant?"

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The Medicalization of "Obesity" (long post)

The Medicalization of "Obesity" (long post)

Cross-culturally, conditions and situations that are outside the norm are often viewed as social problems, and social control is often seen as the solution. These days, our culture views fat individuals as not normal, not okay. Medicalization was the inevitable result.

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Enjoying Food Makes It Easier To Not Overeat 

Enjoying Food Makes It Easier To Not Overeat 

Mindful, intuitive eating guidelines encourage us to truly enjoy our food. "That's crazy," you might think, "If I really enjoy my food, I will eat way too much of it." But how often do you truly enjoy eating?

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