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  1. “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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. The Challenge of Going to a Restaurant While in Eating Disorder Recovery

    ... First, because I think it’s one of the biggest challenges we face every day, whether you're still active in your eating disorder or ... out to eat is still a challenge for me. Sure, it’s not what it used to be. I don’t restrict all day anymore and I’ve learned to ...

  5. The Oscars and my ED

    ... as actress after actress was asked questions pertaining to what she was wearing (oh excuse me, the correct term is who are you wearing), ... then followed up by Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls Campaign. “We kept getting messages and tweets like, ‘God, why do they ask these ...

  6. "I Felt Like I Had to Be Perfect in Every Way"

    ... there are a lot of women who are diagnosed later on in life. What was it like to be diagnosed young and how did that impact you? ... and I did get involved in early intervention shortly after we were diagnosed. I did a variety of different early intervention programs. I ...

  7. Beautifully ME

    ... females today and men too, have this so called vision of what they “should” look like or how they “should” act. What exactly does that “should,” mean? We have this warped vision of the PERFECT person who is a certain height, with ...

  8. Becoming a Champion

    ... blog Blood, sweat, and tears. That’s what it takes to become a champion, right?  And then what? After you push ... the first time in school history. I still remember the day we qualified. Everyone was so happy. I thought I was happy too, but that day, I ...

  9. Could a Diet Pills Tax Help Get These Toxic Products Out of Kids’ Hands?

    ... _admin_communications's blog We don’t have to tell you that our toxic consumer culture is a major driver ... We know it. And the $66 billion diet industry knows it. What the diet industry does not want you to know, though, is that most of what ...

  10. 5 Ways to Challenge Body Bullying

    ... here! It’s National Bullying Prevention Month and today, we’d like to discuss bullying and weight-shaming in schools – a huge ... among pre-adolescent and adolescent children.  What can we do to preserve and promote positive body image in school-aged ...

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