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  1. Hope Heals

    ... dancing at. Above all, I had my life on the line. With the help of my family, best friend and therapists and psychologists, I started my ... let out my frustration and anger towards ED and let my mind find peace and happiness again. The community I belonged to, and still belong ...

  2. To Be of Substance: A Personal Recovery Call to Action

    ... I imagine of Paris. Never did I expect, however, to find the essence of what would become my personal “Recovery Call to ... recovery call to action. This intention of sorts will help you clearly define your own mission for recovery and allow your commitment ...

  3. Raising Resilient Kids in a Fat Shaming World

    ... acting in dysfunctional or harmful ways. I believe we help facilitate that resiliency when we pass our wisdom about body acceptance ... the beach. Once we got there Talia was surprised to find that she got lots of attention from boys. In Mexico, there was a ...

  4. 5 Tips for Coping With Dressing Room Stress in Eating Disorder Recovery

    ... and it’s a nice way to begin any shopping trip. 2. Find your body-positive mantra. Repeating a sentence or affirmation to ... into the dressing room or look in the mirror. It’ll help you put your mind where it needs to be: on your own inner beauty. 3. ...

  5. Happy #BiWeek to the Bisexual+ Community. We See You.

    ... There is a whole community of people who want to support and help you, both in the LGBTQ community and outside of it. You should also know ... have to continue to suffer.  It can also be helpful to find spaces, resources, and people who affirm your identity. Visit websites ...

  6. This No Name-Calling Week, Take a Stand Against Bullying

    ... talked. I tried to tell my 'mother;' of course, she was no help. She sided with them. I learned to keep it to myself. I luckily had some ... it can feel like forever. I would like to encourage you to find some confidants to tell what is going on, whether it is a teacher, ...

  7. Coming Home to My Body

    ... my path of recovery, nor with my authentic voice. With help from support groups, therapists, and gentle, nurturing yoga teachers, I ... tool in healing from eating and body image issues. Find a teacher who you really love. Not for the way they look, or for the ...

  8. STAR Excitement in Missouri, 01/11/10

    ... awareness, education and fair access to treatment. To find out how you can support this initiative, or how to get involved in your own state, contact [email protected] . If you would like to help support the legislative efforts underway in your state, please contact ...

  9. Bringing BED in to the Light

    ... After nearly a lifetime of silence, I now find it effortless to acknowledge that I have binge eating disorder (BED). ... successful. They tried everything they could think of to help me stop overeating; but the series of doctors, weight loss programs and ...

  10. Trauma, Sexual Assault and Eating Disorders

    ... as RAINN points out, it is never too late for someone to get help. Otis says it took her over 20 years to make the connection between her ... was able to begin her process of healing. “I had to find compassion for the young girl who believed that controlling her body would ...

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