“Healthism teaches that health is mainly about personal responsibility. It’s a set of beliefs that sees health as an outcome of lifestyle, and the healthcare system….. We need to replace healthism with the message that health emerges from right relationship. The route to health is social action — making sure we all have food, dignity, […]
ACEs and Nourishment
Tomorrow we’re hosting a free 20-minute Mindful Nourishment session, where we explore how our cravings and sense of nourishment have changed in light of COVID-19. We are proud to partner with the Healthy Campus Network and the San Diego Childhood Obesity Initiative for this series of virtual mindfulness workshops. No registration requirement, just join via […]
We love to see all of the great resources like these free virtual cooking classes being offerred during these challenging times. Let’s support each other and nourish ourselves and our communities. We’re starting to compile resources that we’ll add to our website. Please share any resources that you’ve come across.
Three cheers for mental health experts that use nourishing food to help treat mental illness. News flash: it works! While we’re dubious of the nutritional contracts (how about plans co-created with patients?), there’s some good info here.
Skills + action = healing. Love this blog post. Good to return to as we think about organizational change. Becoming aware of trauma as an organization is not enough. Read this for some actionable steps you can take within your organization. Meaningful change requires time and commitment.
Great article about the power of food as a tool for harm reduction. Providing nutritious and resource-appropriate (canned food for folks without kitchens isn’t helpful) food can empower people who use drugs and offset some of their negative health effects. “As a person who is living with hepatitis C, I noticed a huge change in […]