You have to master certain skills necessary to make peace with food and your body.
You don't need some magical, stress-free life.
You don't need to be lucky with perfect genetics.
You don't need to have special DNA.
You need to learn what it takes to develop a relationship with your body, your thoughts and your feelings. So you don't have to keep turning to eating behaviors as a way of coping with stress.
You need to develop the skills that will help you deal with the pressures of our modern culture and create nourishing relationships with others -- so you don’t turn to binge eating or food restriction when things get stressful.
And guess what?
Anyone can learn these basic life skills with just a little instruction and some practice.