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#Nedawareness Week

NEDAwareness Week: The Things You Learn After Recovery

Keara Hozella | Posted 02.25.2017 | Healthy Living
Keara Hozella

Cultivating a life without negative influences and without playing into anything that would encourage the disorder and threaten your recovery is critical.

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Shari Medini | Posted 02.23.2017 | Healthy Living
Shari Medini

We tend to approach weight and eating issues with diets, exercise, and extreme lifestyle changes; however, working with a professional on the mental health aspect of eating disorders is far more healthy, productive, and long-lasting.

Non-Profits and Social Media: Turning Offline Events into Online Engagement

Tulani Elisa | Posted 05.25.2015 | Impact
Tulani Elisa

What's better than you telling your own story? Other people (correctly) telling your story. This is why you should consider taking your social media strategy offline.

6 Months Into My Anorexia Recovery, I Finally Smashed My Scale

Proud2BMe | Posted 04.29.2015 | Teen
Proud2BMe

I thought of my scale as a security blanket -- as long as I had it, I felt like I had some sort of control. In reality, the scale controlled me. It wasn't a security blanket; it was a ball and chain.

I Wanted To Have A Stomach I Was 'Proud Of'

Proud2BMe | Posted 04.29.2015 | Women
Proud2BMe

Your stomach's feats should be celebrated, not shamed. And therefore, the stomach should be displayed with, yes, I'll say it, pride. Your umbilical cord connected you, your tummy, and your mother. Without that belly, you wouldn't be here.

NEDAwareness Week: 3 Reasons Why You Should Choose Recovery

Keara Hozella | Posted 04.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Keara Hozella

Eating disorders are not limited to illnesses that affect teenage girls. There isn't a stereotype for eating disorders; they can affect and ruin the life of any individual. That statistic alone should be enough to start talking about eating disorders and stop keeping them a secret.

What You Don't Know Can Hurt You!

Lynn Grefe | Posted 04.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Lynn Grefe

Eating disorders are very "behind closed doors" afflictions. I can't tell you how many times a parent has told me, "I had no idea." And frequently that "aha" moment comes at a startlingly late stage of the illness' progression.

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week: Get in the Know

Kirsten Haglund | Posted 04.26.2014 | Healthy Living
Kirsten Haglund

Eating disorders happen behind closed doors. Signs are frequently overlooked (particularly among minorities), even by medical professionals... until the damage is undeniable.

Take a 'Virtual Walk' for Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Shannon Cutts | Posted 04.07.2014 | Impact
Shannon Cutts

Long gone are the days of the "anonymous Internet" when folks surfed and shared about their deepest fears and struggles under the protective cover of ...

Why I Write About Body Image

Kate Fridkis | Posted 05.01.2012 | Women
Kate Fridkis

I write about body image because after I noticed that I was maybe not thin enough, I stopped eating some of my favorite foods. They slipped out of my diet. I felt guilty all the time,