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  1. 5 Ways to Stay Positive in the Face of January Diet Campaigns

    ... _admin_communications's blog We’re over a week into the new year and you've likely encountered a plethora ... it positive this January and beyond, because 2018 should be what you want it to be, and because the only person who really has control over ...

  2. 10 Fierce Activists to Admire This LGBTQ+ History Month

    ... and many other injustices.  Sylvia Rivera “We were sick and tired of being put down. Things just started happening.” ... "No matter who you are or where you come from and what you are, you can feel beautiful in whatever clothes you want to wear.” ...

  3. My Journey Back

    ... dramatic. Interestingly enough, I never thought twice that what was going on at school, at home or with how I was feeling may have been ... time for you to take those first steps toward yours! “We complement weight loss, monitor our appetites, and mold our bodies to fit ...

  4. Gender Outside the Binary: Part Two

    ... Two questions that I immediately raised were: What if I transition and I still feel the same way?  And will my therapist ... by family, friends, therapist or teachers.  We live in a society that predominantly assigns identity based on biological ...

  5. 5 Ways to Take Care of Yourself During Troubling Times

    ... to the train station every morning. I often request that we listen to music or her favorite goofy morning talk show, opposed to the ... positive to be said. While I want to be informed about what is happening in the world, there comes a certain point when the news ...

  6. There's No "Right" Timeframe for Recovery

    ... good enough. I'd toss and turn in bed some nights wondering what I could do to just see myself as perfect.  That was my biggest ... perfection. No one is, by definition, “perfect,” because we all have flaws. Our flaws are what make us who we are meant to be. As a ...

  7. Would I benefit from calling the NEDA Helpline?

    ... all of a sudden and I’m not sure why. I don’t know what to do!  Yes! We can discuss what has been happening with your child and figure out next ...

  8. “You Are Beautiful and Loved”: An Interview with Country Artist Ciara Rae

    ... range from jazz, pop, blues, country, and classical. We chatted with Ciara about her music, eating disorder recovery, and the advice ... and temptations to be symptomatic. I think being vocal about what I've gone through will not only continue to give me confidence and ...

  9. Brazilian Illustrator Marcela Sabiá is Challenging the Stigma Surrounding Mental Health, Body Image & Disability

    ... later, she boasts an Instagram following of over 20,000. We chatted with Marcela about her art, her feminist awakening, and what she’d tell young women who are struggling with body image issues or ...

  10. An Almost Full Circle

    ... a photo ( Max. File Size = 3 MB ):  What does it mean to be fully recovered? I often ask myself this question. I ... in a therapist’s office being assessed. Very quickly, we both found out I had been struggling with an eating disorder. Of course this ...

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