National Eating Disorders Association

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  1. NEDAwareness Week 2015 Recap!

    ... age, gender, or sexuality. Anyone can be affected. With the help of Dagan VanDemark, Founder/Director of T-FFED: Trans Folx Fighting Eating ... on weight loss has. About 35% of “normal” dieters find themselves progressing to disordered eating. In a nation that has made $60 ...

  2. Fostering Body Positivity in Children

    ... In my practice, as well as in my personal life, I find it helpful to focus on the function of our bodies and how food is a source ... they are long and they connect to my hands, and my hands help me hold markers so I can color.”   I often ask my daughter and ...

  3. Join the Pro-Recovery Movement!

    ... Movement throughout social media sites that would help eating disorder sufferers find hope, health and healing through positive imagery, posts, and the like.  ...

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

    ... It does not interfere with their lives; they are able to find food they’re comfortable with at any restaurant, and there is no desire ... but also for individuals who are unsure about what type of help they might need. There are three key factors: behaviors, obsession, and ...

  5. Catching the NEDA ‘Bug’

    ... I love attending eating disorder conferences because they help me feel good! I am into celebrating life, and it feels good to know that ... life - these are the gems that I have found, and continue to find at each conference I attend. Join me in Washington at the orientation ...

  6. 5 Things I Wish Someone Would Have Told Me in Recovery from Anorexia

    ... you don’t want people to interfere, but sometimes getting help is the best thing to do. I guarantee it helps – when I had a bad day I ... cold turkey for a few days. It is hard, but it works. I also find that changing up my exercise helps and making it fun or working out with ...

  7. Freedom and Strength

    ... I’ve even started a campaign to inspire others to get the help they need, and it’s become my absolute passion to spread the word to ... I would say the first step is to ask for and accept help. Find things in life that support you, whether that be a person, positive ...

  8. Busting the Myths About Eating Disorders

    ... disorders can be life-threatening, and many individuals find that stigma against mental illness (and eating disorders in particular) ... techniques individuals with eating disorders can learn to help manage their emotions and keep behaviors from returning. Early ...

  9. Become Your Own St. Valentine: 5 Ways to Love Your SELF

    ... energy into articulating the wonder of you instead. If you find that challenging, make a list of your life’s blessings. Studies ... first and foremost holds merit, but assisting others can help get us there. Volunteer work can serve as a healthy distraction from ...

  10. Breaking Free Of Anorexia

    ... Step by step, word by word, tear by tear, I began to find healing. This was a good start, but I need to do much more to recover. I ... them handy, and I taped some around my full length mirror to help me specifically confront the body image issue. I hadn’t been willing to ...

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