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No Weigh!

No Weigh!

A Teen's Guide to Positive Body Image, Food, and Emotional Wisdom

Signe Darpinian, Wendy Sterling and Shelley Aggarwal. Foreword by Connie Sobczak.

Quick Overview

This excellent workbook for teens aged 13-16 promotes positive body image and a healthy relationship to food, and gives sensible, no-nonsense advice on how prevent disordered eating of all kinds. It breaks down myths about diets and is full of tools and strategies to support connected eating, body positivity and balanced exercise.
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Paperback / softback
2018, 8.98in x 6.06in / 228mm x 154mm, 192pp
ISBN: 9781785928253
CA$24.95

Description

This workbook has everything you need to achieve connected eating, body positivity and balanced exercise. It will help you stay well informed about how bodies change emotionally and physically in the teen years, and why good nutrition is critical for growth and development. It debunks any myths about diets and 'forbidden' foods and also gives you the tools and strategies to avoid potential triggers of disordered eating.

No Weigh! A Teen's Guide to Positive Body Image, Food, and Emotional Wisdom will help you develop a lifelong healthy relationship with your food! We eat every day, so why not eat with pleasure, joy and happiness?

Reviews

'No Weigh! will guide you to realize that 'happy is the new hot', and how to snuff out thoughts about a negative body image and debunk myths about diets. Every teen needs this book right now!'
- Louann Brizendine M.D., author of The Female Brain and The Male Brain

'The journey through adolescence is made a bit easier in the hands of this trio of experts who share their wisdom about food, sleep, weight, texting, exercise, emotions and more. Teens (and their parents) are skillfully guided through this potential minefield by science-based, compassionate advice and with gentle humor laid out in short, easy-to-read chapters--with plenty of questions to invite reflection and space for teens to journal their responses.'
- Karen R. Koenig, author of seven books on eating and weight, including Helping Patients Outsmart Overeating

'No Weigh! is a must-read for teens! This easy-to-read, informative book is sure to change lives.'
- Jenni Schaefer, author of Life Without Ed, Goodbye Ed, Hello Me, and Almost Anorexic

'No Weigh! is a must-read for teens dealing with body image and self-esteem issues. This engaging and readable book boils down the science on how to really develop a healthy sense of self.'
- Kristina Saffran, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Project HEAL

'Practical, fun, funny and incredibly useful. Want to embrace your life and yourself? Dip in anywhere, and you'll get stuff you need - and want - to use. IMHO, there's no way to live without No Weigh!'
- Joe Kelly, Co-Founder, New Moon Girls and author of Dads and Daughters

'No Weigh! is the resource I've wished for as a psychologist and eating disorder specialist for years! It is an accessible, easy-to-understand read for teens and parents. I highly recommend this book to anyone who wants an affirming read for compassionately connecting with your body through the teen years.'
- Janean Anderson, Ph.D., CEDS, Licensed Psychologist, Certified Eating Disorders Specialist, author of Recover Your Perspective, and host of The Eating Disorder Recovery Podcast

'No Weigh! is a must-read for teens, and there are very few books currently on market like it. Written directly for teenagers, it hits on the major themes of adolescence such as nutrition and body concerns, sleep, and dealing with the ups and downs of emotions. This expert multi-disciplinary team engages the reader with quick chapters, case examples, interactive activities, while also adding in science and the input from experts from all over the country. This is a book that both kids and parents will love, and that schools will embrace.'
- Bonnie Altman, PsyD., School Psychologist, New York City

'No Weigh! Should be on every middle and high school's required reading list! Authors Darpinian, Sterling, and Aggarwal have created an easy-to-digest, fun, and interactive workbook that addresses core concerns for teens - stress, sleep, nutrition, and body image. This book is sure to be a hit with teens everywhere.'
- Casey Crosbie, RD, CSSD, Program Director at The Healthy Teen Project, Los Altos, CA and co-author of How to Nourish Your Child Through an Eating Disorder: A Simple, Plate-by-Plate Approach to Rebuilding a Healthy Relationship with Food.