Are you a member of the Fat-Talkin’ Club?  There are chapters…worldwide. It’s Fat Talk Free Week and, like every year, we are being challenged to drop the fat talk between friends.  This can be a tall order for many.  Why? Because fat-talking has become a habit and a bona fide, integrated component of many friendship […]

Are you part of the fat-talkin’ club? 7 Tips to Address the Problem with Friends is a post from: Dr. Robyn Silverman – Child Development Specialist, Body Image Expert, Success Coach & the Creator of the Powerful Words Character Development System

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Are you a member of the Fat-Talkin’ Club?  There are chapters…worldwide. It’s Fat Talk Free Week and, like every year, we are being challenged to drop the fat talk between friends.  This can be a tall order for many.  Why? Because fat-talking has become a habit and a bona fide, integrated component of many friendship […]

Are you part of the fat-talkin’ club? 7 Tips to Address the Problem with Friends is a post from: Dr. Robyn Silverman – Child Development Specialist, Body Image Expert, Success Coach & the Creator of the Powerful Words Character Development System

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It’s been a year since the launch of Good Girls Don’t Get Fat: How Weight Obsession is Messing Up Our Girls & How We Can Help Them Thrive Despite It. The book, based on 10 years of my own research, was born out of my dissertation at Tufts University and morphed into over 200 interviews […]

Fighting Weight Obsession: Good Girls Don’t Get Fat Revisited is a post from: Dr. Robyn Silverman – Child Development Specialist, Body Image Expert, Success Coach & the Creator of the Powerful Words Character Development System

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Do all disordered thoughts end when you decide that you no longer want to succumb to the weight of Eating Disorders?  Rebecca Tishman, our resident teen blogger who has detailed her recovery for over a year now here at DrRobynSilverman.com, admits a hard truth: She still struggles but thankfully, she’s stronger than her eating disorder.  […]

Combating Those Thoughts: The Ones We Wish Went Away When We Decided to Recover from Our Eating Disorders is a post from: Dr. Robyn Silverman – Child Development Specialist, Body Image Expert, Success Coach & the Creator of the Powerful Words Character Development System

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Dr. Robyn Silverman talks about Good Girls Don’t Get Fat The Body Bully Within Attacks Our Body Image Here’s just a few nuggets of the conversation from Good Girls Don’t Get Fat and The  Today Show segment on body image and girls: Who is the body bully and how pervasive is it? The body bully […]

Dr. Robyn on The Today Show: Body Image, Girls, Self Esteem & “Good Girls Don’t Get Fat” is a post from: Dr. Robyn Silverman – Child Development Specialist, Body Image Expert, Success Coach & the Creator of the Powerful Words Character Development System

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When I was little, my Mom already knew it. I was sensitive. Not exactly the best characteristic for a gal who liked to speak her mind. She would tell me “You can’t please all the people all the time.” I know. But I sure tried.
As an adult I take my Mom’s […]

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