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Notable articles & linkable posts
- Stop postponing your life until you lose the weight
- Yoga turned my body into a place I could call home
- How to Be Grateful for Your Body (Even When it Feels Impossible)
- Why I quit dieting
- There’s not “a thin person inside you trying to get out” (and that’s a good thing)
- You don’t have to love your body
- Seriously, weight loss doesn’t work
- Empirical research on dieting & weight loss – for fat patients and their doctors
- There is no perfect. There is no imperfect.
- Remember beauty is subjective
- Radical Self-Acceptance: 21 steps toward living out loud without shame or apology
- Beautiful You: A Daily Guide to Radical Self Acceptance
- Lessons from the Fat-o-sphere: Quit Dieting and Declare a Truce with Your Body
- Big Big Love, Revised: A Sex and Relationships Guide for People of Size (and Those Who Love Them)
- Health At Every Size: The Surprising Truth About Your Weight
- Gender Outlaws: The Next Generation
- Nobody Passes: Rejecting the Rules of Gender and Conformity
- Two Whole Cakes: How to Stop Dieting and Learn to Love Your Body
- Hot & Heavy: Fierce Fat Girls on Life, Love, and Fashion
- Body Respect: What Conventional Health Books Get Wrong, Leave Out, and Just Plain Fail to Understand about Weight
- The Unapologetic Fat Girl’s Guide to Exercise and Other Incendiary Acts
- Move Your DNA: Restore Your Health Through Natural Movement Expanded Edition
- Love: A Body Positivity Coloring Book
Websites & Blogs
- Body Positive Yoga – my blog on yoga, body image, and self acceptance, or join Body Positive Yoga on Facebook or Instagram
- Dances with Fat – Ragen Chastain’s excellent size acceptance activist blog
- Mara Glatzel – sustainable self-care and daily permission for women
- I recommend reading everything on xoJane by Lesley Kinzel and Marianne Kirby
- Health At Every Size Community & Dr. Linda Bacon, plus the Health At Every Size Manifesto
- Be Nourished – join their newsletter and download the body trust workbook
- Fit Fatties – a place to discuss fitness and movement from a weight-neutral perspective, and there’s the very active Fit Fatties Facebook Group
- Rosie Molinary – one of my favorite body image activists
- Video: 23 1/2 hours – what’s the single best thing you can do for your health?
- Adipositivity – a photography/art project featuring a wide range of bodies and genders
Mindfulness for schools & companies – The Mind Body Project
For Yoga Teachers
- Yoga For All: Creating Body Positive Yoga Classes for All Shapes, Sizes & Abilities – an online yoga teacher training course I co-created with Dianne Bondy to help yoga teachers learn to work with diverse body types
- Making language more inclusive: Dos and don’ts for yoga teachers
- Teachers, are you accidentally shaming your students?
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255
- Trans Lifeline: 877-565-8860