The Diet Survivor's Handbook: 60 Lessons in Eating, Acceptance and Self-Care

The Diet Survivor s Handbook Lessons in Eating Acceptance and Self Care If you re one of the nearly million Americans trying to lose weight only to find that every diet you ve tried has failed you you are a diet survivor You can step off the destructive diet bandwag

  • Title: The Diet Survivor's Handbook: 60 Lessons in Eating, Acceptance and Self-Care
  • Author: Judith Matz Ellen Frankel
  • ISBN: 9781402205446
  • Page: 436
  • Format: Paperback
  • If you re one of the nearly 116 million Americans trying to lose weight, only to find that every diet you ve tried has failed you, you are a diet survivor You can step off the destructive diet bandwagon and reclaim your self esteem, positive body image and a happy, healthy life These 60 inspiring lessons will give you the tools you need to change your relationship with fIf you re one of the nearly 116 million Americans trying to lose weight, only to find that every diet you ve tried has failed you, you are a diet survivor You can step off the destructive diet bandwagon and reclaim your self esteem, positive body image and a happy, healthy life These 60 inspiring lessons will give you the tools you need to change your relationship with food, your body and yourself Dieting is hazardous to your health Diets don t work and they won t work, and yo yo dieting will make you fatter This book can show you how to Never diet again and allow your weight to stabilize Stop feeling guilty about eating the foods you love Free up all that mental energy to be productive and have fun in life Get in touch with physical hunger and learn to love your body Give up the vicious cycle and stop overeating Judith Matz and Ellen Frankel are sisters and therapists specializing in eating problems and weight issues Each holds a Master s degree in Social Work and has over 20 years of clinical experience in the field of eating disorders They are the authors of Beyond a Shadow of a Diet.

    One thought on “The Diet Survivor's Handbook: 60 Lessons in Eating, Acceptance and Self-Care”

    1. First off, the personal reaction to this is at the bottom. The authors both come from the field of Social Work, and a majority of that experience is specifically with eating disorders of all kinds. They address the conclusions coming through the news media from the medical community - they often make connections the average person can't make (i.e. some examples where researchers have released statements saying their work was misrepresented, and the media chose to minimize those statements; some [...]

    2. Luckily for me, I've only been on a diet once in my adult life, though that lasted for quite a long time - over year long. And it definitely damaged me psychologically. This book was instrumental in letting go of guilt and shame associated with food and in accepting myself as a fat girl who will probably stay fat and still has full right to enjoy her life.

    3. It should be required for every woman to read this book. Diets do not work and this book makes you actually accept and feel free from that idea.

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