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  1. Dear Melody: What Advice Do You Have for a 30-Something in Recovery?

    ... 30s. Any helpful advice? Recovery is hard. No matter what you’re up against, and especially when you are parenting, learning and ... how to compete with the reality of aging. The truth is, as we age, our bodies age. They change. And they will continue to do so, for as ...

  2. Kim Kardashian Mentions Body Dysmorphia Concern – Here’s What It is and How to Get Help

    ... like literally giving me body dysmorphia.”  We got in touch with NEDA clinical advisor Ilene V. Fishman, LCSW, who explained what body dysmorphia is and how to get help. Content note: includes the ...

  3. Goals vs. Resolutions: What's the Difference?

    ... goal, I try to visualize and feel into the end result. What does my life look like WHILE I am working towards my goal? What does my ... yourself up if you take a step or two (or two hundred) back. We are all human, we are not perfect, and that is ok. If you do experience a ...

  4. What is a M.O.M. March?

    ... blog Many of you have asked - what is a MOM March and how was it born? The M.O.M. (Mothers & Others) ... never heard my name. I'm just a mom who truly believes that we can make a difference. I have never been through anything as isolating or as ...

  5. What Our Children’s Eating Disorders Meant for Our Parenting

    ... blog For many years, the reality we lived in was one of fear; fear that ED would take the lives of our ... size. We were able to empathize with their fears by thinking what it would be like living 24/7 with something that petrified us. We found ... battled with the feelings of failure for not being able to do what most parents did every day: provide food and nourishment to keep their ...

  6. A Dark Ride – On Writing What I Know

    ... and unicorn triumph. I knew that if the adage “write what you know” was going be my foray into screenwriting, well, things were ... way my body looked: frail, skinny, sickly. But, whether we realize it or not, we all know someone who is struggling with a disordered ...

  7. What We Can All Learn From Italian Mealtime Culture

    ... and stores are open at lunchtime now. However, if you do visit a store or office at lunchtime expect longer waits and reduced personnel. What are you even doing visiting an office or shopping at 1pm? Why aren’t you ...

  8. What You Need to Know About Eating Disorders in Muslim Communities

    ... the more I looked into it and the more I thought about what I’ve been through, I realized that I would be doing you, the reader, a ... how Muslims deal with facets of eating disorders that we don't think that they do.  For example, people often assume that ...

  9. Eatings Disorders vs. Disordered Eating: What's the Difference?

    ... disorder. “How do I know if I should be worried? What if this gets worse?” These are the thoughts and questions, not only for ... reflection and support for those around us about whom we have any type of concern. I do not encourage diagnosis of others without ...

  10. What Society Tells Men About Weakness

    ... Even now, I still can hear my grandma exclaiming, “Aiyah, what do boys have to cry for?”   Maybe you’re not a second-generation ... to withstand the rejection of their male peers.  So, we have a big, alpha male-sized problem. Unfortunately, simply telling men to ...

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