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  1. 5 Things “Mean Girls” Taught Us About Beauty and Confidence

    ... pink on Wednesdays. Below, check out five life lessons we learned from Regina, Cady, and friends.  1. We always have a ... at times, the scene showed the power of words and how what we say can change people’s lives. I believe this is even more so true ...

  2. Turning Summertime Stress Into Smiles: 5 Ways to Cultivate Happiness

    ... self in a snap, summertime enjoyment might seem a given, but we all know it’s not nearly that simple. You can, however, take steps to ... your odds of delight. How do you cultivate happiness? What’s your favorite tip? Tweet us at @NEDAStaff and/or ...

  3. Challenging Disordered Norms in Running Culture

    ... the shame in doing so, I cannot help but wonder: where do we go from here? I believe running can be empowering. Despite personal exposure ... reach out when they’re concerned about one another. What would running look like then?  Change starts with passionate ...

  4. They WHY behind WARRIOR, my book

    ... learned then that your true strength lies within you. We all face wars inside us.  Our foes are self-doubt, regret, loneliness, ... such thing as perfection, and strength is so much more than what it looks like.    Athletes Bulimia ...

  5. 4 Tips for Managing Triggers During the Holidays

    ... and body image during this time can be hard to navigate. We often receive mixed messages during the holidays. Food is central to family ... when they are being harmful. Sometimes it’s not even what your family and friends say, but the things they do or engage with—like ...

  6. Making Our Way Back to Mother and Daughter, in Recovery

    ... felt the tension in the house. She had a lot of anxiety as we all dealt with her father’s alcoholism and she compared herself to other ... The only way I can explain it is that we practice what we preach. We have our firm boundaries, and we spend a lot of time ...

  7. Our Neighbors to the North Show us How They Mark Eating Disorders Awareness Week

    ... happiness stems from connection and belonging - and when we don't allow our authentic selves to be seen (instead, trying to be who we ... onstage (eek!) for an event NEDIC had for EDAW.  After all, what is more vulnerable than unveiling a creative piece to perfect strangers ...

  8. 6 Ways to Cope with Being Motherless on Mother’s Day

    ... the following Monday she had brain surgery, and that night we were told that her cancer was terminal.   As my mother’s illness ... can also reach out to trusted family or friends.  Ask for what you need.   6. Celebrate Yourself If you are a mom yourself, ...

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