144 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

How Yoga Helped Me Heal From Deep Depression

Although I never planned to take my own life, I wanted it taken from me. I was done.

Sarah Plummer
January 1 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

16 Food Rules You Don't Need To Follow

There are so many rules for our food, don’t you think it’s time we start to follow just one rule?

Emily Nolan
November 26 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

Obsessed With Healthy Eating? You Might Be Orthorexic

There are few acts of self-love that can positively transform your life more than healthy eating. To put it simply: you look, think, and act better....

Sherin Bual
November 15 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 Fun Ways To Increase Your Confidence Today

If you struggle with food, you most likely also struggle with body image. And when you spend so many years struggling with both food and your body...

Jamie Mendell
September 30 2013

How Recovering From An Eating Disorder Made Me Strong

Fighting my way through an eating disorder is something for which I'm grateful. It wore down my layers of perfectionism and Midwestern-girl...

Brynn Johnson
September 24 2013

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

Would You Say Those Things To Your Grandma?

I am a recovered food addict and binge-eater. Through a lot of laughing, weeping, therapy, and spiritual seeking, I was finally relieved of my...

Brynn Johnson
September 11 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