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Archives for November, 2011

Body Image

4 Ways To Creatively Heal Your Relationship With Food & Yourself

Making art "is a remarkable tool for recovering our right to be heard, letting go of perfectionism, and restoring self-acceptance," according to art therapists Mindy Jacobson-Levy and Maureen Foy-Tornay in their book Finding Your Voice through Creativity: The Art and Journaling Workbook for Disordered Eating.
"And it can foster self-discovery by opening new, symbolic doors into our hearts and minds. Creativity connects us to...
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Body Image Boosters

Body Image Booster: 10 Ideas To Enjoy Yourself This Thanksgiving


Every Monday features a tip, activity, inspiring quote or some other tidbit that helps boost your body image, whether directly or indirectly — and hopefully kick-starts 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!
When we nit-pick at our bodies, we lose out on the beautiful moments that happen...
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Eating Disorder Recovery: Laurie’s Story About The Power Of Faith


Today, I'm pleased to present an interview with Laurie Glass, who recovered from anorexia and now works as a Christian counselor. Below, she talks about how her faith helped her heal.

Laurie's story speaks to the significance of having greater values and faith, whether that's through religion or spirituality. We've already discussed on Weightless the importance of identifying your values and cultivating spirituality.

Laurie's story also speaks to the difficulty...
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Body Image

Body Image Booster: Be Still


Every Monday features a tip, activity, inspiring quote or some other tidbit that helps boost your body image, whether directly or indirectly — and hopefully kick-starts 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!
Building a more positive body image can be tough work sometimes. You're working...
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