Beyond Resolutions: A call to divest from diet culture and reclaim our bodies
For most of us, the call of the siren song of a New Year has become tired and redundant. New Year resolutions that are about changing or improving your body are still the most common resolutions DESPITE widespread understanding that they are not useful or long-lasting. The oppressive diet, weight loss, wellness and fitness industries we invest in keep everyone tied to a false change process that results in more harm and discrimination than it improves well-being. One way we dismantle systems of harm is to divest personally from them. We have the power to collapse systems if we include ourselves in the process.
Are you ready to be done? Don’t want to be alone?
On January 12th from 4 to 5:30 p.m. (Pacific Time), I’ll will be in conversation with Sirius Bonner, Kerri Kelly, Dana Sturtevant and Hilary Kinavey about what is possible when together we vision a collective conversation about well-being that de-emphasizes individual boot-strapping and prioritizes systemic change and collective care.
Sirius Bonner is a passionate social justice leader and a noted presenter and facilitator who co-facilitates the Body Trust Certification Program with us. Kerri Kelly is a community organizer, wellness activist and author of the book American Detox: The Myth of Wellness and How We Can Truly Heal. Hilary Kinavey and Dana Sturtevant are the Therapist/Dietitian team that founded the Center for Body Trust and recently authored Reclaiming Body Trust: A Path to Healing and Liberation.
We’d love for you to join us for this important conversation:
Thursday, January 12, 2023
4 to 5:30 p.m. Pacific Time (7 to 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time)
Registration is on a sliding scale: $5-50
No one will be turned away for lack of funds. If our sliding scaled pricing does not work for you, you may request additional equity pricing here.
If you can’t join live, folks who register will receive access to the recording for one month, through February 12, 2023.
We hope to see you there.
Dalia, Kerri, Sirius, Dana, and Hilary
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