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Author Kingsbury, Kathleen Burns, 1966-

Title Weight wisdom : affirmations to free you from food and body concerns / written by Kathleen Burns Kingsbury & Mary Ellen Williams
Published New York, NY : Brunner-Routledge, 2003


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Description xv, 148 pages
Contents The Journey Begins ... -- You're Not Crazy, You're Coping -- There Is No Magic Wand -- Find a Safe Place to Heal -- It Is Not Your Weight, It Is the Weight of Your Issues -- If Thin Is In, I Don't Want to Win -- You Are Not Your Dress Size -- Think Genetics -- Recovery Is an Inside Job -- Fat Is Not a Feeling -- The Pyramid Was Not Built in a Day -- Keep Fuel in the Tank -- Learn to Criticize Behaviors, Not Yourself -- Use Short-Term Diversions -- Progress Is Not Only Measured on the Scale -- If You Do Not Feel, Then You Cannot Heal -- It Is Human to Need Others -- Develop Your Voice -- Stay with the Day -- Value the Instrumental, Not the Ornamental -- Slow and Steady Wins the Race -- Take One Step Outside Your Comfort Zone -- Recovery Is a Long and Winding Road -- Conquering the Hills and Valleys ... -- It Is Hard to Have an Appetite When You Have a Bellyful of Feelings -- Fear Not Your Feelings; Every Feeling Has a Special Gift -- It Is Not Selfish to Take Care of Yourself -- Strive to Be Average -- Norman Rockwell Does Not Live Here Anymore -- What Is Done Is Done! -- Quiet Your Mind -- Who Says You "Should"? -- Take Compliments Gracefully -- Laugh at Yourself -- Go with Your Grain -- Feeling and Acting in Beautiful Ways Showcases Your Beauty -- Beware of the "Crunch"! -- Life Is Too Short to Wear Uncomfortable Shoes! -- Coffee, Croissants, and Conflict -- Get Off the Sidelines and Get into the Ball Game -- Before Growth, One Generally Experiences a Lull -- You Can't Buy Something from an Empty Store -- Practice, Practice, Practice -- Continuing the Journey ... -- Slips Don't Always Lead to Slides -- Notice the Moon -- Perfection and Certainty Do Not Exist -- The Only Thing That It Constant Is Change -- Pursue Your Passion -- Desserts Equals Stressed Spelled Backwards -- Walk to the Beat of Your Own Drum -- Every Day Is a Gift -- Life after Recovery Is Just Life -- Recovery Is Possible -- The Loved One's Journey -- Be a Super Model -- Educate for Your Children's Sake -- Watch for Red Flags -- Crisis Brings Opportunity -- Get Out of the Blame Game -- Pace Yourself -- Have Hope -- The Professional's Journey -- Recovery Is a Team Sport -- Sometimes Appearances Do Count -- Plant the Seed; You Never Know What Will Grow -- Take Tea and See -- Change Can Happen One Person at a Time -- Resources -- Do I Have an Eating Disorder? -- What Does Treatment Involve? -- Helpful Questions When Considering Treatment -- How to Help a Loved One with an Eating Disorder -- Eating Disorders Treatment and Referral Centers
Summary "Through their years of experience as therapists, Kathleen Burns Kingsbury and Mary Ellen Williams have treated hundreds of people with eating disorders. Now they have compiled a unique collection of anecdotes and affirmations to help readers free themselves from food and body concerns. Whether you are just beginning to change your behavior, or have already been working to alter disordered eating, Weight Wisdom can help. Organized into three sections - from those starting the journey, on their way, or already successful - Kingsbury and Williams offer inspirational reminders that have helped their patients and will help you."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Eating disorders -- Psychological aspects.
Body image.
Author Williams, Mary Ellen, 1961-
LC no. 2003002649
ISBN 0415944341