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Eating Disorder

Eating Disorder Recovery: Jenn Lawlor’s Story, Part 1


Today, I'm honored to share Jenn Lawlor's story of recovering from anorexia. Jenn is the founder of a website called "The Best Body Ever is Yours," where she interviews individuals who've fully recovered from an eating disorder.

(She recently interviewed one of my favorite people, Julie Parker, who talks about her work helping people reach full recovery.)

Below, Jenn talks about how dieting triggered her eating disorder, how her parents...
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Body Image

Body Image Booster: Practice Being You


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!
I think one of the reasons I yearned to be thinner many years...
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Disordered Eating

“Recovery From An Eating Disorder Is Possible For All”: Part 2 With Julie Parker


Here's part two of my interview with Julie Parker, a counselor who works with people with eating disorders and author of the recently published must-read My Recovery: Inspiring Stories, Recovery Tips and Messages of Hope from Eating Disorder Survivors. It's a hopeful and inspiring book filled with valuable insights for recovery.

Below, Julie reveals the biggest myths about eating disorders, how family members can help, the one thing that surprised even her...
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Disordered Eating

Eating Disorder Recovery Tips: Q&A With Julie Parker & A Giveaway


Today, I'm so honored to share my interview with Julie Parker, a counselor who authors the positive and inspiring blog "Beautiful You." Below, Julie talks about her recently released book My Recovery: Inspiring Stories, Recovery Tips and Messages of Hope from Eating Disorder Survivors. 

As the title suggests, this book features powerful stories from people who've struggled with and recovered from various eating disorders. These individuals also share the recovery...
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Body Image

Body Image Booster: Explore Being In Your Skin


In America, today, we're celebrating Labor Day.

So here's a repost of one of my favorite tips for reconnecting with your body from one of my favorite people: Susannah Conway.

Hope everyone, everywhere, is having a wonderful day!
I’ve already written about Susannah Conway‘s beautiful book, This I Know: Notes on Unraveling the Heart. (See here for that post.) It’s a book about healing after tragedy strikes and essentially finding...
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