NEDA Walk San Diego 2014: Save a Life

Potentia is thrilled to be a sponsor for this year’s National Eating Disorder Association Awareness Week Walk in San Diego. Date: Saturday, February 22, 2014 Cost: Free (donations appreciated to go to NEDA) Loc: De Anza Cove, Mission Bay Time: 9:30AM-1PM nedawalks.org/sandiego2014 This year’s theme is: Save a Life. Information; awareness; early intervention; advocacy; research; […]

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A Not So Celebration of the History of Popular Diets

“Insanity: Doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results” – Albert Einstein In honor of Respect Your Body Month, Potentia’s Coordinator of Nutrition and Wellness – Megan Holt, DrPH, MPH, RD – compiled a timeline and unpacked the history of  fad diets and their many claims. Somewhat humorous and ridiculous at times, […]

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I choose respect over body shame – will you join me?

  February is often a month dedicated to bringing awareness to food and body issues, with the last week of the month specifically focused on Eating Disorder Awareness. I have been a big supporter of this time of year for the last decade. There is such a need for more understanding, awareness and education on […]

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First 2014 Giveaway: Top 10 Books of 2013

Happy New Year! Workbooks, cookbooks, memoirs, research books, clinical books and even a “kid’s” book grabbed my heart in 2013. Not all of them were released last year but the following 10 books brought me joy, inspiration, encouragement, conviction and evidenced-based information which helped me in all aspects of my life: A Life Less Ordinary, Alex […]

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2013 in Review: Top 10 Potentia Blog Posts

2013 has been quite a year! We celebrated Potentia’s 5th birthday, launched our signature workshop, (re) Define Courage: Dare to Show up+Be Seen, and added three therapists to our team to meet the clinical demand. I’m grateful to have had you along for the journey – I value your support and encouragement. In today’s year […]

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What is your word for 2014?

There’s this movement that started a few years ago (at least, that is when I caught on) about choosing a word for the year. I have really enjoyed this ritual as it has been a very grounding practice to think about how I want to structure my life and prioritize in the year ahead. Over […]

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Year in Review: Favorite links of 2013

Sure, social media has its dark side, but I appreciate the speed with which we can share the positive, too. From videos to talks, blog posts to news articles, 2013 brought some incredible nuggets of wisdom, creativity and inspiration shared via social media. I am so grateful to those who shared their story, their art and […]

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Fat Talk Free Week 2013: Interview with Rebecca Bass-Ching, LMFT

Note from Erin Curlett, Potentia’s Marketing Communications Manager: Our final interview this week is with Rebecca. I wanted get her thoughts on some of the questions we have been asking in honor of Fat Talk Free Week 2013. Thanks for sharing some of your heart, Rebecca! How do you define fat talk? It often occurs […]

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Fat Talk Free Week 2013: Interview with Constance Rhodes

Note from Rebecca: In honor of Fat Talk Free Week, I invited my friend Constance Rhodes to share some of her thoughts on fat talk. Constance is a powerhouse of faith, faithfulness and determination. She is the Founder and CEO of FINDINGbalance, the leading Christian resource for daily help with body image and eating issues, […]

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Fat Talk Free Week 2013: Interview with Natalie Lynn Borton

Note from Rebecca: In honor of Fat Talk Free week, I chatted with my friend, Natalie Lynn Borton. Writer, editor, and creative consultant, Natalie is also an advocate of redefining culture’s definition of beauty and worthiness. Her blog, Thoughts by Natalie, is a community for women dedicated to honest talk about beauty, style, wellness and […]

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