The Media, Body Hatred, and Eating Disorders – NEDAW

The Media, Body Hatred, and Eating Disorders – NEDAW

Some of these stats are pretty eye-opening. The “average” size of an American woman is much different than what we see on TV and in magazines! Let’s ignore the media and stop comparing ourselves to the images we see. Thanks … Continue reading

NOTHING Glamorous About Eating Disorders

NOTHING Glamorous About Eating Disorders

Next week I will be sharing my story at an event for National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. One of my greatest concerns when sharing my story is that I will say something that will somehow negatively affect an individual or … Continue reading

Truth or Lies

Truth or Lies

When you stop and evaluate the thoughts and beliefs you hold, what kinds of things do you notice? I mean the automatic, habitual thoughts and beliefs that constantly run in the background all day… thoughts and beliefs about yourself, your … Continue reading

Striving or Submitting?

Striving or Submitting?

Do you ever feel like you are doing everything right and you are putting forth ALL of your effort to overcome a particular struggle, and yet you are STILL stuck facing that struggle? It feels as if you are running … Continue reading

How Do You Look at Your Past?

How Do You Look at Your Past?

We have a choice in how we reflect on our past. We can have a negative attitude and focus on the mistakes, disappointments, and shoulda-coulda-wouldas, or we can have a grateful attitude and focus on the growth, opportunities, and beauty … Continue reading

Health

Health

This week I have been contemplating what it means to be healthy. I’ve realized that it is actually quite difficult for me to envision what “health” looks like for me. What is health? What does the “healthy” me look like? … Continue reading