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My Reaction To Jess Weiner’s Glamour Article About Body Love Killing You

Friday, August 12th, 2011

{via Beautiful You by Kate Burns; I LOVE this!}

I’m sure that many of you have already read or heard about Jess Weiner’s article in Glamour magazine entitled “Jess Weiner’s Weight Struggle: ‘Loving My Body Almost Killed Me.’”

(By the way, before you think that horrific headline was concocted by some attention-hungry editor at the publication, let me be the bearer of bad news: It was inspired by an entry from Weiner’s diary, which she explains in this week’s Today Show segment. So she was the one who suggested it. :()


Eating Disorder Recovery: Michelle’s Story, Part 2

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

Here’s part two of my interview with Michelle Miller, who struggled with various eating disorders and has been in recovery for three years. She just graduated from college in Mexico and plans on pursuing her masters in clinical work.

Below, Michelle talks about what she learned from her struggles and recovery, offers valuable advice to loved ones, recommends a slew of resources and reveals how she let go of her eating disorders, among other important information.

Missed part one? You can read it here.

By the way, if you’d like to share your story of eating disorder recovery with Weightless readers, please email me at mtartakovsky@gmail.com.


Eating Disorder Recovery: Michelle’s Story, Part 1

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

Today, I’m honored to present another story of eating disorder recovery.

Michelle Miller is an accomplished woman who’s been in recovery for three years from various eating disorders. She lives in Mexico and has recently graduated from college. (How awesome is that!)

Below, Michelle reveals her struggles with eating disorders, how dieting and the desire to lose weight triggered them, how she overcomes the toughest parts of recovery and so much more.

If you’d like to share your story of eating disorder recovery with Weightless readers, please email me at mtartakovsky@gmail.com.


Body Image Booster: Dedicate A Day To Pampering

Monday, August 8th, 2011

Every Monday features a tip, activity, inspiring quote or some other tidbit to help boost your body image — and kick-start the week on a positive note!

Got a tip for improving body image? Email me at mtartakovsky at gmail dot com, and I’ll be happy to feature it. I’d love to hear from you!

{via pinterest}

I don’t know about you, but something as minute as a manicure and pedicure really makes my day. But not only that  – it helps me reconnect with my body and relax in general.

A great way to boost your body image, after all, is to give your body tons of TLC.


The Meaning Of Recovery & Finding Yourself: Sui’s Story, Part 3

Friday, August 5th, 2011

{image by Sui}

Here’s part three of my interview with Sui from Cynosure. Her blog, which features posts on body image, binge eating and learning to love yourself, is incredibly inspiring. She clearly writes from her heart, which I very much admire. (To learn more, check out the links below.)

Here, Sui talks about the meaning of recovery, being your own best friend, finding yourself and your passion and much more.

If you haven’t already, check out part one and part two of our interview.


The Challenges Of Recovery: Sui’s Story, Part 2

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

{image by Sui}

Yesterday, I was honored to post part one of my interview with Sui who writes the blog Cynosure, which tackles everything from body image to self-love to happiness.

(If you’d like to learn more about Sui and her work, definitely check out the links at the bottom!)

Below, Sui talks about the challenges of achieving recovery and what she does to overcome these obstacles – along with some of her favorite resources.


Eating Disorder Recovery & The Power Of Self-Love: Sui’s Story

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

{image by Sui}

Today, I’m happy to present my interview with Sui of the stunning blog Cynosure. There, Sui writes beautifully and honestly about improving your body image, overcoming binge eating, loving yourself and finding health and happiness.

Below, Sui talks about her harrowing past and how she found recovery from an eating disorder and related struggles.

This is just part one of our interview. Stay tuned tomorrow for part two of Sui’s story (and part three on Friday)!


Body Image Booster: Take In Some Culture

Monday, August 1st, 2011

Every Monday features a tip, activity, inspiring quote or some other tidbit to help boost your body image — and kick-start the week on a positive note!

Got a tip for improving body image? Email me at mtartakovsky at gmail dot com, and I’ll be happy to feature it. I’d love to hear from you!

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Beauty comes in all shapes, sizes, weights, colors and shades. But sometimes we forget this fact.


 
 

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