Blog Posts in September, 2012

  • Although today is the end of BEDA's Weight Stigma Awareness Week, it is only the beginning of our recognition of weight based discrimination, and reclaiming ways to dedicate ourselves to the work of challenging the bias and ending the stigma. Our work begins here. As we step forward to make use of this week's reflections, think about challenging deceiving myths given to you by the media, ...
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  • Day three of BEDA's Weight Stigma Awareness Week is about reclaiming your body image as your own. Think about letting go of the rigid ways society defines health and beauty, and allowing yourself to fall into your own unique definition of beautiful. This introspection will allow you to reflect upon and modify what really matters. I found this lovely poem on self-love to be a fantastic reminder ...
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  • Today we encourage you to spend time considering the influence and impact of weight bias on yourself, the people you love, and those surrounding you. For example, how does weight discrimination drag the focus away from the self and emphasize superficial qualities, and how can we eliminate this bully from our lives? Today is dedicated to recommitting ourselves to challenging weight bias. How can ...
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  • Day two of BEDA's National Weight Stigma Awareness Week illuminates self expression. With so much emphasis on the body, it's important for people to reflect upon how the mind, body, and soul blend together. It's imperitive that we challenge damaging ways of forming surface opinions, and move deeper into understanding each person as a whole, regardless of body shape or type. Take a ...
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  • "Weight bias can be defined as the inclination to form unreasonable judgments based on a person's weight. Stigma is the social sign that is carried by a person who is a victim of prejudice and weight bias." CDC Today is the start of BEDA's (Binge Eating Disorder Association) National Weight Stigma Awareness Week. There are countless ways that weight discrimination and stigma can ...
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  • This week is National Suicide Prevention Week. We want to take a moment to reflect upon the devastating losses that so many loved ones have endured because of suicide. Suicide affects people of all walks of life and should not be taken lightly. It is an act of extreme desperation and depression, and should be treated as such. Knowledge is our strongest weapon when it comes to prevention, so here ...
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