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Food and Loathing

Pamela Brill | Posted 06.26.2014 | Women
Pamela Brill

I can tell my daughter that nothing is as beautiful as her little body exactly as it is no matter if she is tall, short, big or small. But I am sure she sees through my platitudes. Because she sees a mom who is always on a diet. She sees a mom who looks in the mirror and sighs.

Breaking Free of Clutter

Ree Varcoe | Posted 07.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Ree Varcoe

You can keep living under piles of possessions, whether they're in plain sight or hidden away in closets and spare rooms, or you can choose to finally get free of them. Once you start the purge, you are likely to find yourself feeling lighter and less burdened.

4 Things I Learned About Life While Spring Cleaning

Ann Brenoff | Posted 08.26.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

I clean when I'm angry. I clean when I'm anxious. I clean when I'm upset with the kids, my husband, or the fact that I missed the start of Nordstrom's half-yearly sale and the dress I wanted is sold out in my size. I clean a lot, but it isn't until I do what is typically called 'spring cleaning' that I start to feel better.

The Major Purge I Did For My Birthday

Tina Sloan | Posted 04.11.2013 | Fifty
Tina Sloan

Why do I think I need 18 scarves and 22 hats and so many coats? This is the detritus of a 38-year marriage in the same apartment all those 38 years.

Back Doors To The Source

Shaman Durek | Posted 02.20.2013 | Religion
Shaman Durek

Connecting through the use of drugs and medicines is like sneaking into Source's backdoor and seeking the answers to questions without having the knowledge and understanding of how the spirit world works.

Catherine Pearson

Kids Vomiting To Lose Weight, Even Before Puberty

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 08.24.2011 | Healthy Living

A recent study out of Taiwan reveals a startling statistic: From a pool of 16,000 respondents, 15 percent of 13 to 15-year-olds said they had tried vo...

Let's Nix the 'Black Swan' Diet

Adia Colar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Adia Colar

The media should in no way promote this unhealthy diet, even in moderation, because it is founded on an unhealthy lifestyle that centers around unhealthy behaviors.

Can You Catch Cutting and Burning from Your Friends?

David Leibow | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
David Leibow

Knowing that self-injurious behaviors are culturally determined and can quickly become habitual increases the importance of prevention.

The Republican Purge

Raymond Griffith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Raymond Griffith

The purge began when Obama got elected. One by one even mainstream Republicans have adopted more radical language and attitudes in an attempt to survive politically.

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week: I Want To Be A Hot Fudge Sundae

Geneen Roth | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Geneen Roth

It's never been true that the value of a soul, of a human spirit is dependent on a number on a scale. When we start defining ourselves by that which can be measured or weighed, something deep within us rebels.

Memoir Of A Bulimic

Susan Smalley, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Smalley, Ph.D.

The countering of bulimia -- and eating disorders in general -- arises in compassion: toward self first and then others.

Size 9 With a Life-Threatening Eating Disorder

Rachel Kramer Bussel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rachel Kramer Bussel

Nicole Johns suffered severe damage to her body, including exercise-induced asthma, irregular heartbeat, and hypotension, and had to be hospitalized to be treated... while a size 9.

Are You a Bulimic Shopper?

Irene Rubaum-Keller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Irene Rubaum-Keller

One of my clients recently labeled herself a bulimic shopper. She buys clothes, brings them home, and then returns them. She says it is exactly like a food binge.

A Big Week For Flawed Voter Matching Experiments

The Brennan Center for Justice | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Brennan Center for Justice

Why would public servants push flawed policies proven time and again to unfairly disenfranchise American voters, and particularly voters of color? Well, you can draw your own conclusions.