Posts by Golda Poretsky
How to Find the Beauty in Fat
So much of what we find attractive is determined by the media we consume. This media has presented a very particular definition of beauty, part of which is thinness. So how do we, as body-positive feminists, move past this generalized and restrictive definition of beauty and start to find the beauty in fat? Watch Golda Poretsky present some helpful hints and tips for beginning this process!Read More
If I Stop Dieting, Will I Gain Weight?
One of the most common questions I get from prospective clients is this: “If I practice Health At Every Size, will I gain weight?” And here is the answer I pretty much always give: “I don’t know. But I do know you will FEEL much happier and more at peace with your body.” Maybe unsurprisingly, not everyone is too keen on my answer. So let’s talk about weight.Read More
Hate Your Body? Take More Pics!
Sometimes I feel like we’re living our entire lives and viewing our whole world through a camera lens – including ourselves. And yet, on the bright side, I also see it as an interesting opportunity to reclaim your self-image. I think that if you go with it, you can actually use things like selfies as tools to improve your body image – and your overall self-esteem.Read More
Exercise Your Right To Bare Arms!
I think nearly everyone knows the feeling of being uncomfortable in your body and wearing too much clothing to cover it up. But all that makes you is sweaty, uncomfortable, and angry. A few years ago, I came to the conclusion that I wasn’t going to let myself be angry and uncomfortable (or sweaty!) any more. So I started using a technique that I’m going to share with you right now.Read More
The Real Deal On Body Acceptance
Body acceptance is not about disregarding your health. Its about loving and accepting your body and wanting to take care of it. There is no such thing as a “good” or “bad” body, and it is important to listen to your body and all the signs and signals it provides you. Accept yourself and your beautiful form, and this will encourage those you interact with to love their bodies as well.Read More