144 Items Tagged

eating disorder

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

Want A Healthy Relationship With Food? Try This.

When I was overweight, I used to feel very self conscious about being seen eating. Because I was fat, I didn’t need to eat, right? As a teenager, I'd...

Caroline Rushforth
July 26 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

12 Signs Of Disordered Eating

Having a healthy relationship with food and our bodies is not easy these days. We're bombarded with mixed messages about dieting, thinness, and what...

Cortney Harden
July 14 2013

Food Myths That Keep You Stuck In An Emotional Eating Loop

Emotional eating is getting some buzz in the health and wellness world, and for good reason. It's a serious physical and mental health problem that...

Isabel Foxen Duke
July 13 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...

How I Healed My Metabolism By Rewiring My Brain

Being athletic doesn’t necessarily mean you're healthy. I used to run for miles, restrict my caloric intake, and eat as little fat as possible. Then...

Tamara Jacobi
July 11 2013

5 Ways To Stop Stress Eating

Have you ever fallen into the trap of stress eating? Do you sometimes feel it has taken over your life, and you need to stop somehow and get back in...

Kristy Kryszczak
June 26 2013

I Was Borderline Orthorexic. Here's What I Learned.

How many superfoods did you eat today? How much time did you spend meditating? What about just being present? Be honest: did you really get at least...

Alison Elissa Horner
June 24 2013

What No One Tells You In Therapy

When I started therapy in my mid-20s to heal from my eating disorder, the psychologists often told me, "Here's another tool you can add to your tool...

Judy Tsuei
June 20 2013

5 Tips To Conquer Binge Eating

Living in the Big Apple in my 20s, there was always a party to be had. But there was one party where I was the sole invitee, surrounded by my choice...

Stacy Michelle
June 15 2013

I Hit Rock Bottom With My Eating Disorder And It Saved My Life

At 27, I hit rock bottom. I’d been struggling with full-blown bulimia since I was 13, and my health was rapidly deteriorating. 

Pauline Hanuise
May 24 2013

Confessions Of An Insecure Olympian

There’s a story about two young fish swimming. They see an older fish who stops and asks: “Hey boys! How’s the water?”

Jamie Silverstein
May 17 2013

3 Shocking Food Confessions From A Health Coach

Everyone has their little food secrets. The big, heart-opening, mind-awakening clincher? They don’t actually need to be kept secret. The best way to...

Lula Brown
May 9 2013

An Open Letter To Everyone Who Eats

I recently wrote an article for this website about why Paleo wasn’t for me. I got a lot of feedback on the piece: much of it was positive, but some of...

Winnie Abramson
May 3 2013

Why You Should Say 'No' And Honor Your Needs

I was a girl who, like many of us, was not empowered to speak up. I wasn’t told I could say no, even when no was clearly the appropriate answer....

Carré Otis
May 2 2013

Do You Have An Unhealthy Relationship With Food?

I used to feel very confused about my relationship with food. I was never sure of what was good or not, and used to worry about the quality and...

Pauline Hanuise
April 7 2013

The Trick To Stop Hating Your Body

A few weeks ago, my mom was suffering with a health issue. We had been texting back and forth one day as I offered some guidance to help on her...

Aimee DuFresne
April 2 2013