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  1. I Am Not Enough: The Power of Community in Recovery

    ... These three words appear in memes and on social media. We fling them around in the recovery community and silk screen them onto ... I listened to authors as they talked about why they wrote. What they shared made me laugh and sometimes, it made me cry. It made me do ...

  2. Dear Leon: How Can I Develop a Positive Body Image As a Gender Non-Conforming Person?

    ... as a gender non-conforming person? In our society, we are assigned male or female at birth and are expected to behave in a way ... the contrary. For instance, if you think about your family: What are their views on gender and how have those views impacted how you ...

  3. NEDA Privacy Policy

    ... Eating Disorders Association (referred to herein as "NEDA", "we", "us", and "our"), a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, respects the privacy ... to other organizations or individuals in ways different from what is disclosed in the Policy.  NEDA is the sole owner of the information ...

  4. Thanksgiving Goodness Without the Guilt

    ... with clinical eating disorders and among the general public. We live in a noxious eating and body climate, making recovery - and even a ... something different. Enjoy your celebration. Give thanks for what you have. Savor your meal and let that be the end of it. No talk, however ...

  5. Coming Home to My Body

    ... After so many years of trying to run away, I finally knew what it meant to come home to my body. Yoga has in it both the power to ... pose” without modifications.  Start small. We tend to overdo it. Yoga is about being instead of doing. If you only have ...

  6. Catching the NEDA ‘Bug’

    ... wonderful organizations like NEDA help each of us feel like we are respected and connected. Eating disorders thrive when we hide, so ... I particularly look forward to the keynote presentation “What Research Can Tell Us About Eating” by Thomas Insel, MD, Director of NIMH ...

  7. Kids’ Fitness Devices Are On the Wrong Track

    ... such as making the bed and brushing their teeth regularly. We all know that the way to get through to most kids these days is through ... day in and day out is not super motivating; it’s creepy. What is encouraging is playing with friends and family. Bike rides, play dates ...

  8. This Christmas, focus on relationships - and let food take care of itself

    ... in helping me ward off the horrid eating disorder thoughts. We would have found a quiet corner, and started to read this book immediately. What's more, with my husband's support, I would have started to feel better, ...

  9. Navigating Pregnancy as a Fat Woman

    ... pregnancy regardless of my size or the reasons I weigh what I do. I am not asking that someone celebrate my body, I am just looking ... pregnant women in the US are clinically overweight or obese. We are saturated with images of thin pregnant women, but that does not reflect ...

  10. Soy hispana y me recuperé de la anorexia

    ... I was afraid of everything; of talking because I never knew what would happen next. I remember angry faces, both of my parents. Resentment. ... disorders. I believe that true recovery is posible when we open ourselves to receive help, to receive love and to receive the miracle ...

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