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What to do with Lingering Fear

I've been thinking about my hair a lot lately. Trying to decide if I want to go shorter, or keep it longer so I can throw it into a ponytail when I'm in a hurry. I've also been thinking a lot about cl…

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9 Food Concoctions You Can’t (and Wouldn’t Want To) Top

Given the chance, most children will experiment a bit with food. I am not talking about trying eggplant or sampling the Camembert. I am speaking more about mixing up strange combinations of food to th…

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Holiday Apple Cake and The Power of Food

For about eight years, I struggled with an eating disorder, which I largely overcame about two years ago. I hesitate to say I entirely overcame it because I still have moments in which I'm unhappy wit…

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Eating Disorders and Labeling Negative Thoughts

I recently read this article in Elephant Journal entitled "Confessions of a Food Restrictor."¯ In the words of my beloved Oprah, it was an "Aha Moment" for me. The author, Anne Falkowski, explains her…

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How Yoga Can Transform Lives

Yoga changes lives. We see it again and again. People suffering from illness, struggling with self-esteem or weight or imbalance, looking for purpose and avenues to change the world… Every story in …

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Will Banning Underweight Models Prevent Eating Disorders?

A new law in Israel seeks to ban underweight models from catwalks and commercials, a measure that many lawmakers believe will reduce eating disorders and promote a healthy body image in a country wher…

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Fat Is Like Quicksand

I want to exercise. Seriously, I do. I want to in the way that makes me get up and put on workout clothes every single morning because TODAY, if nothing else happens, there will be yoga or a hike …

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Maybe, Just Maybe, There is Such a Thing as a Foodaholic

With obesity being as evidently rampant as it is in this country, with rates hovering in the 25 percent range for the entire country, and eating disorders and general nutritional decline being what it…

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Anorexia Promoted by Twitter User

If you are on Twitter, you may have noticed the name Kenneth Tong in the trending topics recently. The former reality show contestant has taken to his Twitter account to promote "managed anorexia" wit…

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