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Saturday, February 17, 2018

Posts Tagged ‘body image’

Parenting in the Digital Age: Helping parents understand social media risks

Jessica Swarner is not a parent. But two things prompted her interest in helping parents better understand social media trends and ways to keep children safe online. While brainstorming for her honors thesis for Arizona State University’s Barrett, the Honors College, Swarner heard about the murder of a young girl linked to someone the girl […]

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Eating disorders, birth and body image

Having a baby is a joyous occasion that can also be fraught with challenges for women who struggle with eating disorders or other issues related to body image. Dena Cabrera, PsyD, CEDS, is a licensed psychologist, clinical director for Rosewood Centers for Eating Disorders in Wickenburg and co-author of “The Mom in the Mirror: Body […]

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Eating issues? Holidays can add stress

holiday eating, eating disorder, body image, holidays

The holidays should be a joyful time of year—but for adults and kids experiencing body-image or eating issues, it can actually be stressful. Cramped holiday schedules, get-togethers and large to-do lists exacerbate emotions. It’s important to be mindful of that and be prepared. Here are some tips that can help around the holiday season and […]

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Feeling fat

When she baked pies, my mother always saved a small piece of pie crust dough just for me. She’d put it into a small aluminum foil pan (the size of a single pot pie). She’d brush it with melted butter and sprinkle it with cinnamon sugar. She’d bake it with the regular pies, pulling it […]

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