The Don't Diet, Live-It! Workbook: Healing Food, Weight and Body Issues

The Don't Diet, Live-It! Workbook: Healing Food, Weight and Body Issues

Andrea Wachter, Marsea Marcus

Language: English

Pages: 215

ISBN: 0936077336

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

This unique workbook is full of in-depth information, moving personal stories and insightful writing exercises to help people understand and resolve their food, weight and body image issues. Its sensitive insights teach readers how to be at peace with their bodies. Individuals and groups, world-wide, are using The Don't Diet, Live-It Workbook as a healing guide and now you can too!











first. You may cramp up or get sore. Keep going. Eventually, it works. 2. Look back at Journey One, Question #1. Comparing the size of the muscles in Journey One to those you just drew, describe what you notice: 3. a. Write a letter to the body part you criticize the most.Dear , b. Now have that body part write a letter back to you.Dear , c. What did you notice? Any surprises? 4. The obstacles I still face when it comes to being nice to myself are . . . 5. a. Make a list

am acceptable as I am.” -Address body hatred in group and/or individual therapy. Early Recovery: • Address emotions, such as grief, hurt, or rage, so that body obsession isn’t needed as a distraction from these feelings.• When you beome aware of body hatred, complete the sentence: If I wasn’t distracted by body hatred right now, I would thinking about or feeling . . . • Seek out beautiful, full-bodied women as role models. (Check out Mode Magazine!) Ongoing Recovery: • Look in the

and missed out on this healing experience. Well-Wishing can be used with anyone, including strangers. When you notice yourself judging people by their looks, you can stop and wish them well. When you hear yourself gossiping about someone, you can wish them well instead. When you find yourself feeling jealous of someone, you can choose to wish that person well. Every time you do this, you are changing destructive thoughts into positive ones. When your thoughts are positive and noncompetitive, you

laundry done, the clothes you are wearing are getting dirty! There is always more to do. It’s up to you to create break time. In many cases we create our own anxiety through excessive list-making and over-commitment. These habits keep us in a perpetual state of anxiety, guilt, and worry. Many of us have an unconscious belief that if we get all our errands, chores, and lists completed, we’ll finally feel okay. But getting everything done will not fix you! Besides, we rarely get everything done

of the other group members and I will not reveal any personal information about anyone in the group. I understand that the exceptions to therapist/client confidentiality include:1. intention or knowledge of harm to self or others 2. any knowledge of physical or sexual abuse of a minor or dependent adult 3. a court order Client Signature: Date: About the Authors Andrea Wachter is a licensed marriage and family therapist who specializes in the healing of food, weight, and body image

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