Bloodthirsty Jaws of Inescapable Death (aka “Cognitive Distortions” if you don’t share my flair for the melodramatic)

There are plenty of Very Authoritative Articles providing clinical descriptions of cognitive distortions, and they are of course extremely valuable. But given that Very Authoritative Articles are generally not my jam (I prefer honey anyway) (with butter) (it's heresy to have honey without butter), I decided to explain the distortions from the perspective of a person who often experiences them.

10 Body Acceptance and Anti-Diet New Year's Resolutions for 2020

2019 was the year I became aware of terms like body positivity, body neutrality, body acceptance, and intuitive eating. Over the past year, I've slowly given up on believing the "high" I used to get from the restriction phase. And I finally understood that whenever I restricted, the pendulum would always, eventually swing back the other way, to the free-for-all/bingeing part of the cycle.