94 Items Tagged

eating disorder

3 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Anorexia

It's National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, and for many of us who are professionals in the field, this week brings conflicted feelings. I spend my...

Tabitha Farrar
February 26 2014

Why Cleanses Don't Work For Me

In the health and wellness world, diets are facing a major PR crisis. Diets are evil, mean and restrictive. Diets don't work. Diets suck. But somehow,...

Brynn Johnson
December 2 2013

Hey, Not All Real Women Have Curves

This morning, I watched as a fight broke out in a previously quiet nook of the internet. The comments revolved around a photo of a woman stretching...

Kristen Hedges
November 20 2013

The One Thing I Wish I Could Tell My Younger Self

For more than 10 years, I fought my body with all of my strength. With every ounce of willpower and with every brain cell.

Jamie Mendell
November 19 2013

Do You Worry Way Too Much About What You Eat? Here's How To Stop

Before I “got healthy,” I would constantly feel guilty about the food choices I made. I used to stress out even before I went to a party because I was...

Lindsey Smith
November 7 2013

Why I Became A Plus-Sized Model (And Why I Hate That Label)

I started modeling as a size 4. I struggled to get work and begged a powerhouse agency to sign me. In return, I promised I'd lose weight.

Emily Nolan
November 6 2013

I Know It's A Cliche, But Here's Why You Gotta Love Your Body

Love your body. As cliché as it sounds, it really has been one of the main things that has supported me in my journey to boost my body image,...

Danielle Prestejohn
November 4 2013

How I Regained My Power Over Food

I remember my first binge like my first kiss. My daughter was four months old. Without even thinking, I picked up my baby, strapped her in her car...

Maureen Wielansky
October 28 2013

5 Tips To Stop Emotional Eating Once & For All

You know what to eat. And what not to. You don’t eat gluten or sugar, nor do you drink soda. You’re meticulous about what food you put into your...

10 Signs A Juicing Habit Is Hiding An Eating Disorder

In some parts of the country, It's common to hear statements like these:

Lissa Rankin, M.D.
September 18 2013

How I Recovered From Sexual Trauma, Low Self-Esteem & Eating Disorders

It took many years before I was able to make the connection between my eating disorder and my history of sexual trauma. In therapy, I began to...

Carré Otis
September 6 2013

10 Things I Wish I'd Known About Health When I Was A 20-Something Supermodel

If only I knew then what I know now, I would have saved myself from years of frustration and poor health!

Carré Otis
August 28 2013

Why Body Image Isn't Just A Feminist Issue

I didn’t want to be seen in junior high school. I’d hide under baggy t-shirts, walk with my shoulders hunched forward, eyes focused on the ground and...

Melanie Klein
August 27 2013

8 Tips To Detox Without Fasting, Juicing Or Restricting

Lately it seems as though everyone is doing a juice cleanse, experimenting with fasting, or living off raw food. If you're like me, and have a history...

Danielle Prestejohn
August 15 2013

How I Transformed My Life To Beat An Eating Disorder

When I was a teenager, I had a serious eating disorder. Whenever I didn't feel all right, I would start stuffing myself with whatever food I could...

Nathalie Chantal de Ahna
August 2 2013

The Truth About Disordered Eating

We might think eating disorders are rare illnesses that only teenage girls develop because they decide to stop eating in order to feel better in their...

Pauline Hanuise
July 25 2013

Are You A Stress Eater?

The majority of women I work with come to me because they're unhappy in their careers, or because they need structured guidance for how to move...