For Some Women with Eating Disorders, Halloween is No Treat

October 8th, 2019 // // Tags: ,

Many holidays seem to revolve around food, making those in recovery from an eating disorder wary of joining in the fun. But you can still enjoy the...

Read More

3 Powerful Keys to Overcoming an Eating Disorder and Finding Full Recovery

April 25th, 2019 // // Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

I would never have recovered from my eating disorder without my weekly therapy group. The women and men in this group inspired me more than anything else....

Read More

More than a Number: Why We Need to Redefine Health beyond Size and Weight

April 16th, 2019 // // Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

If you asked yourself the question, “What does it mean to be healthy?”, what are the first things to come to mind? If how much you weigh...

Read More

Stress and Mess: How Simplifying Your Lifestyle Can Make You Healthier and Happier

April 5th, 2019 // // Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

In our digital age of social media and consumerism, we are inundated with an overwhelming amount of noise from every direction. Advertisements pushing products pour out from...

Read More

Weight Loss is Not an Answer: How Challenging Diet Culture Helps Women Everywhere

April 1st, 2019 // // Tags: , , , , , , , ,

For decades, weight loss has been touted as an answer to almost any problem. Are you having trouble making friends? Lose weight! Can’t move up the career...

Read More

How Body Diversity Can Help Women Build a Positive Body Image

March 26th, 2019 // // Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

For decades, the media has portrayed an unrealistic standard of the female body. This has been seen in advertisements, social media, prominent actresses and celebrities, clothing, movies...

Read More

It Gets Better: Not Just for Everyone Else

March 19th, 2019 // // Tags: , , , , , , , ,

—Hope for Eating Disorder Recovery— Hello. I would like to introduce myself. I am the only person in the world who cannot recover from an eating disorder....

Read More

National Nutrition Month: Eat Right, Live Right, Feel Right

March 12th, 2019 // // Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

March is National Nutrition Month, an annual recognition of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  The purpose is to provide education and information to the public on...

Read More

5 Signs Your Healthy Eating Lifestyle Has Gone Too Far

March 7th, 2019 // // Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Most of us can agree that health is one of the most priceless gifts in life. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is important for longevity and for enjoying...

Read More

5 Myths about Eating Disorders and Why They’re Not True

February 22nd, 2019 // // Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Mental illness, including eating disorders, comes with tremendous stigma and shame. For decades, eating disorders have been misunderstood on multiple levels, creating confusion, embarrassment, and unnecessary guilt...

Read More