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The Appetite

Oct 17, 2019

 What would your personal style look like if you weren’t concerned about size or body image? Hear how Erin Drischler has changed lives through changing the closets of women in recovery from eating disorders. Through The Garment Project—the non-profit she founded—those in recovery are getting a chance to find...


Oct 11, 2019

Are you ready for a change? We’re exploring what  the stages of change are and why acknowledging ambivalence is often the linchpin when it comes to transformation.  In a roundtable conversation that touches on self-care, creative habits, routines, and recovery, Opal Co-Founders Dr. Lexi Giblin, PhD, CEDS and Julie...


Aug 22, 2019

Do you know how to eat in a healthy way? Most answers to the question of healthy eating actually have more to do with what foods you should be eating, rather than the HOW; Ellyn Satter digs into this, offering adults scaffolding for the how behind building a healthy relationship to food (both for one’s self and for...


Aug 15, 2019

How can we take care of the athlete as a whole person? Often considered a lesser concern, the mental health of the athlete is of key importance—both on and off the field. Jason Durocher, ATC, LAT head athletic trainer, and Monica VanWinkle, MS, RDN, CD sports dietitian—both at Seattle Pacific University athletic...


Aug 8, 2019

How can yoga help in eating disorder recovery? Opal therapists and yogis Kendra Appe, LMHC, RYT and Lauren Donelson, RYT join The Appetite to answer this question. Creators of the “Do No Harm” workshop series at Opal, they also speak to how the Western culture around yoga can inadvertently encourage disordered...