just-some-thoughts-02

I remember as a little girl hearing adults talk about how fast time flies
I remember not knowing what they meant because for me,
time often felt to move so painfully slowly

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the-fear-left-me-02

Saturday, I had a call with two of my closest girlfriends
It lasted a few hours and we floated sweetly from topic to topic
sharing, joking, giggling, planning and feeling

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i-see-this-every-day

I rarely share pictures from my starving days.
They sometimes trigger even me.
Because I remember.
I remember standing in the shower running my fingers through my hair

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please-dont-wait

When I was at my heaviest weight I wanted no one to see me. I don't have pictures from that time.
I avoided cameras and mirrors
at all costs.
I wanted to start teaching and...

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this-man-every-day

My dad
This man
I thank every day
For teaching me about how to be a human in this oh so confusing world
A man of few words

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your-words-land

I have been watching you
Admiring you from afar
Your words land and expand
inside me
I think I may be your biggest fan
It's funny this relationship we have

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world-needs-you

“I wish you were happier,” he said
6 months later I had moved a few states over for the summer
to work at a weight loss camp
I thought the change of scenery, the busyness and the dieting would...

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finding-my-way

I took more time off in the last week than I have in the last 4 years
It has been uncomfortably sweet
I opened my computer this Saturday to dig in and found myself floating off as resistance crept in...

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find-the-light-02

You are a darkness dancer she said pointing her tiny finger at me
I felt myself shrink in her knowing
And I started to scramble for words
Words of promise to offer her
Shaking in her assumed accusation

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we-all-get-lost

I was in LA for an event with fellow entrepreneurs last week.
Saturday, my friend and I were walking back from brunch,
when we passed by an elderly man with sunglasses and a cane.

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grateful-ok

I had surgery today
I am okay
I don't feel the need to go into details
But I must say
I am very grateful to be okay
I got scared, really scared last night

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different-possibility

I am really not into this makeup bashing
More specifically the bashing of women who wear makeup
It feels like just more women hating on women

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interested-pretending

I see a lot of suffering in my day to day
In the work I have chosen to do I am constantly bombarded by stories of people whose lives are consumed by a disordered...

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path-fallacy

My view tonight. In high school I learned of pathetic fallacy. "A literary term for the attributing of human emotion to aspects of nature." I became quite obsessed with this notion.

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preoccupied

There was a place we met everyday during that summer
I remember climbing
Breathless to meet you
It was always better in anticipation
But I must be honest this...

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super-sassy

I have a super sassy side
Those of you who know me in person can verify
I am snarky
I swear
I make off color jokes

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know-the-poet-in-me

I wanted you to know the poet in me
But I became a machine
I was relentless I know
And for that I have apologized
I can’t thank you enough for
forgiving me

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lets-ask-questions

Dear people who did not like that I posted my picture with my piece about new years dieting resolutions. "That girl in the picture who ruins the words" is me, the woman who wrote the words. I use pictures of myself...

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everything-going-to-change-02

I remember what feels like a thousand new starts
I used to love January 1st the most
Because I always thought it was going to be the freshest of starts
Everything was going to change

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womans-hands

They say a woman's hands tell her age. I took this selfie in the car last night to send to my family. I was looking at my hands this morning. For all of my twenties I wanted to be older, I thought it would garner...

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not-knowing-when-open-every-door-02

This line is such a sweet reminder that we must not give up on ourselves. I know when I was in the throws of my eating disorder there were many times I felt scared, confused, and in so much pain...

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be-gentle-get-curious

Every solution comes about from our willingness to first name the problem, and then get curious about it in a non-judgmental way. It’s common to notice a problem and then wish its demise or seek...

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choose-you-magic

I didn't have my period for over 4 years
It was because I was starving myself
I always assumed I would have children
But all of a sudden I wasn't sure...

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living-paradox

Some days I feel hollowed out
Some days so full of noise
I wonder how there is room for me
I don't like the pressure of the holidays to be and feel "special"
I don't like being told...

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so-much-integrity

This is my mom. It was just her birthday. It's good to be back home in Massachusetts to celebrate birthdays and holidays with my family.
My mom is truly one of the most...

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we-get-what-we-give

It is interesting how you have grown so quiet in my psyche
It is confronting to see how much of myself I gave away to you
You were someone I wanted approval from

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edge-in-myself

I have come up against an edge in myself
A familiar anxiety, this uncomfortably persistent feeling
I have been writing a lot lately
But finding it hard to get clear...

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grow-a-lot-faster

I got myself pretty upset yesterday and I am just now getting clear on why
I made a post about how it feels to have your work copied and taken without attribution and then...

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word-stealing-hurts

I actually really hate that I feel the need to write this post
I was going to make a snarky remark about it before, but it doesn’t seem to do the topic justice
In the last few months, numerous...

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i-dont-think-bullying

I recently read a post where someone was talking about how when we discuss our haters, we are only seeking external validation and that haters are part of what makes the world so colorful and exciting.

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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.