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eating disorder

8 Ways To Eat Like You Love Yourself

Food is your ally—a tool to help you feel strong, clearheaded, and capable

Katie Dalebout
May 1 2016

I Started Binge Eating After My Sister's Death. Here's How I Stopped

After my sister's suicide, I began to binge—devouring all the processed food I could get my hands on to suffocate the pain. Here's how I finally...

Sabrina Must
March 22 2016

7 Ways To Banish Emotional Eating For Good

Sure, we all overeat sometimes. But if you find yourself frequently using food to cope with uncomfortable feelings, it's time to break the frustrating...

Melainie Rogers, M.A., CEDRD
February 27 2016

5 Reasons Everyone Needs To Be Aware Of Eating Disorders (Even If You Don't Have One)

Today marks the start of this year's Eating Disorders Awareness Week. If you aren't personally struggling, you might be wondering why this should...

Mary Anne Cohen, LCSW, BCD
February 21 2016

I Almost Gave My Husband An Eating Disorder

There's nothing wrong with wanting to get healthy and make better, smarter food choices, and to care about the health of our loved ones. But when that...

Naomi Teeter
January 10 2016

5 Ways To Support Someone With An Eating Disorder (And 5 Things NEVER To Do)

Watching someone you love self-destruct is a heartbreaking experience. When someone we care about has an eating disorder — whether it's anorexia,...

Melainie Rogers, M.A., CEDRD
December 24 2015

How This Blogger's "Healthy" Habits Became The Most Unhealthy Part Of Her Life

The wellness world is a unique and funny place sometimes. This community (that we here at mindbodygreen are very much a part of) has the best of...

Leah Vanderveldt
December 1 2015

It Was Radically Simple But Huge — I Started Eating 3 Meals A Day

Eating disorder recovery is extremely difficult, but the results can be liberating.

Benazir Radmanesh
November 30 2015

What I Wish More People Knew About Overcoming An Eating Disorder

You can't tell whether a person has an eating disorder by his or her looks. Some are skinny, some are large, and some are in between. They also have...

Mary Anne Cohen, LCSW, BCD
November 27 2015

How Surviving Anorexia Taught Me Self-Love

When I was young, my mother loved to cook. There was little processed food in our house and mom made it a point to create wholesome, nourishing meals...

Lara Hudson
August 13 2015

Why Food Restriction Won't Help You In The Long Run

Sure, giving yourself some structure can help you feel more in control. But healthy, sustainable weight loss comes from eating balanced and healthy...

I Struggled With Orthorexia Every Day For 7 Years. Here's What It's Like

There are six things I wish everyone knew about orthorexia so they can help those struggling not be thrown back into old habits because of their...

Maddy Moon
July 4 2015

My Daughter Had Anorexia & I Didn't Know: 5 Signs I Missed

She lied her way through a psychiatric interview and panel of tests and came out with a diagnosis of “completely normal.”

Clare Dunkle
May 19 2015

How I Conquered My Eating Disorder: A Ballet Dancer's Story

How could I ever expect my body to respond well to me when I was degrading it at every chance I could?

Cara-Lisa Sham
May 5 2015

What I Learned From Asking Strangers If I Looked Fat (Video)

On a recent sunny afternoon, a group of friends and I gathered at the park and began asking women how they felt about their bodies, first by asking...

Kimber Simpkins
April 14 2015