architects-reality

I recently had someone question my integrity because I share openly on social media, yet she knows there is something big for me going on in my life that I am not sharing about here.
At first I found this offensive...

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action-vital

I have had no phone, email or internet the last few days
Intense to log back in and see what has been going on in the world
The pain, the hurt, the anger, the love
Before I left, I had scheduled out...

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no-one-responds

It can be really hard to keep putting yourself out there when no one responds
Social media can be so brutal in
that way
The visible numbers...

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remember-to-trust

For sure I could gain weight
I could gain a lot of weight
or I could lose weight
A lot of weight
I think about that sometimes
I have been around the same weight

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no-one-gets-me-bg

For a lot of my twenties I walked around with a story that "no one gets me"
I found myself lonely
And resentful
I took every sideways glance and...

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be-bold-be-kind

Friendship
I can be overzealous here
As little girl I never thought of my wedding day
I wasn’t one to imagine my marriage or fantasize about what that...

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deserve-love

We live in a world where one of the primary drivers of our economy is self-loathing
Hating yourself is socially acceptable, almost socially required
In a world where every part...

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reading-and-responding

I love reading and responding to comments on my posts.
It brings me much joy and helps me stay connected in what can often feel like a disconnected world. My day to day world is mostly online...

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believe-trust-commit

Sitting in circle last weekend with other women entrepreneurs, we talked of our hopes and dreams, our fears and self-doubt, love and loss, struggle and bliss. There is a comfort in knowing you are not alone...

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i-wish-the-internet

“I am so sick of seeing your face, why do you think anyone wants to look at you, I am unfollowing you now.”
I clicked on her picture and went to her profile

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chills

I always get chills when I read this quote. Tightness in the chest followed by sadness then rage. As someone who was obsessed with my weight for over a decade, this feels like powerful wisdom that really hits...

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living-inauthentically

I used to be completely inauthentic. And frankly I didn't even really know it. I was so concerned with what other people thought about me and so focused on trying to make them like me I lost myself...

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breakthrough-this-week

I had a breakthrough this week. We filmed for 4 days straight and made over 100 new videos. It was intense, but also a lot of fun. I only started making videos a couple years ago and it has brought up a lot for me...

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terrified-of-traveling

I used to be terrified of traveling, and petrified of new places, new people and things feeling outside of my control.
This fear was most present for me around food.

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slippery

I am slippery I know
Let me tell you why I can be so hard to find
Many a time I have found myself watching my reality as if it were a show I got so far out of myself...

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change-the-world

I am going to meet you in that tender forgotten place
You know, the one you let go cold
You remember what they taught us, right?
"Where attention goes, energy flows"

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progress-in-details

Sometimes when you have struggled with your weight you may find yourself hating someone who is not or has not.
I was reminded of this the other day.
A very slim woman posted about...

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professional-excellence

I took this picture at our Eating Psychology Coach Certification Training live graduation event last weekend in Boulder, Colorado. It was such a special time full of so much learning, love and tenderness.

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i-bailed-on-you

I bailed, on you and myself, I am sorry
Here is what has been happening for me:
It started with an attacking message from someone I don't know...

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world-has-changed-for-me

I wish I could take you behind
my eyes

I wish I could show you how the world has changed for me
Each day that:
I stay awake

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real-and-important

I used to work for a large weight loss program serving children and families as a nutrition teacher and counselor. Though I truly loved working with the kids and parents, I often found myself at odds with...

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intense-eating-disorder

One does not have to have an intense eating disorder to struggle with food and body.
I know many women who live in a silent prison around food, though from the outside it looks like they...

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knowing-greatness-tips

There is this curse in knowing greatness.
I stopped writing because
I wasn’t a Hemingway.
I stopped painting because
I wasn’t a Rembrandt.

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the-decision

I often feel judged or misunderstood for the choices I make around work
how much I work, and how I prioritize work
Sometimes it does feel like I’m sacrificing a lot, but most times...

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just-let-it-go

"Why are you always talking about eating and food issues can’t you just let it go"
My response:
No, no I can’t not just let it go, not until the world lets it go

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ease-the-pain

"You are going to watch me fall"
I screamed "You are going to let this happen?"
"Really?"
[No response]
He always told me...

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been-dancing-for-days

I have been dancing for days in golden bubbles of comfort that numb me softly to sleep I wonder what you say to me when I am so far away I tell you stories as I drift off...

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in-it-i-am-free

Seems to me we are a culture obsessed with numbers
For years I was a girl shaped
by numbers
My whole world revolved
around numbers

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used-everything

Sometimes it is just not fun
It is not glamorous
In fact it can be tedious
And tiresome
I wanted to go out and play
Or simply stay in bed all day

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need-to-say-sorry

I am so sorry for how I have hurt you
For all the ways I check out
Got tough
And cold
Sometimes I see you as I
close my eyes

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Emily Rosen is the co-owner and CEO of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating where she oversees business development strategies, student affairs, marketing and public relations, and keeps a pulse on the fields of eating psychology and nutrition to ensure the Institute’s position as a leader worldwide. Emily makes things happen. Her passion for health and transformation has provided her the opportunity to speak and present internationally and be at the forefront of a new generation of women leaders committed to making a heartfelt difference in the world. Her tireless work and faithful commitment have touched the lives of millions of fans and followers worldwide.