Recovery

Project HEAL Video Project

Project HEAL is one of my favorite organizations that deals with ED and they are working with young people and giving presentations and they need your help to spread the word. So often, people with ED are the silent sufferers. Project HEAL wants students to hear your voices. The voices of supporters. The voices of …

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Make Today Body Positive Day

Can you make today a Body Positive Day! How does that work? Try this? use only body positive talk, no diet talk. Pay someone a compliment and make somebody else sparkle the whole day long. Some other ideas: Grab a pack of post it notes, write a body positive inspirational message and post those little …

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Lobbying For ED Awareness

Get active! Capitol Hill is the place for eating disorder advocacy in April! The Eating Disorders Coalition is hosting our biggest-ever EDC Lobby Day, plus we’re offering a Congressional Briefing. Join us in April as we launch the Federal Response to Eliminate Eating Disorders Act. The FREED Act is comprehensive eating disorders legislation to promote …

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Let Yourself Be Uncomfortable!

“It seems as though everything you do for fun terrifies you, my friend Andy said to me one day. “What’s that about?” I thought about his question. It was true. Flying scared me. Jumping out of that airplane for the first time was a terrifying prospect. I wasn’t comfortable at all. I started hyperventilating and …

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Just As I Am

Rodney Braun is a Canadian photographer who is incredibly talented and is the creator of a new project titled simply, “Just as I am.” He explains, “Over the past few years I have been amazed at the number of people who have come into my studio with “body issues”, I’m always amazed at this and …

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Individual Factors In The Development Of An Eating Disorder

People may be vulnerable to eating disorders either because of their psychological makeup or biological susceptibility. There have been many theories regarding psychological or personality attributes that may increase the risk of eating disorders. It has been suggested that those who develop the disorder may have difficulties in adapting to the host of sexual and …

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How Your Success Helps Me

Today was a test. Old trigger, old feelings, and a powerful urge to regress back to same old patterns. But, I didn’t. I wanted to. Boy, did I want to. But I was able to make a decision not to do so for an hour. I told myself I would only commit for an hour …

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Helping Others

As a person with an eating disorder who is in recovery, I amazed myself at just how much time, energy, money, resources, thoughts, and prayers were sacrificed at the alter of my eating disorder. I could consume entire hours thinking about what I would or wouldn’t eat the next day, whether I had exercised enough …

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Help Yourself By Helping Others

It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.” -Ralph Waldo Emerson I am back in school and one of the things the student group does is provide food baskets around the holidays for students who are in a difficult financial situation. …

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Hang In There, Wherever ‘There’ Is

Nicole Roberge is an Eating Disorder Survivor, Mentor and Advocate. Her memoir, “Hang in There, Wherever ‘There’ is,” tells the story of her struggle with Anorexia, her fight for recovery, and how she never lost hope. If you are in need of an encouragement and word of hope, it might be just what you need. …

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Eating Disorder Self Test. Take the EAT-26 self test to see if you might have eating disorder symptoms that might require professional evaluation. All answers are confidential.

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