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It was at this point when my starvation began at age 7 that I wondered: Am I controlling my body or is my body controlling me?

My Story Of Starvation Began At Age 7

It was at this point when my starvation began at age 7 that I wondered: Am I controlling my body or is my body controlling me? Read...
Holly Fox   |   12.21.15   |   SHARE
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Colorful pills spilling out of a bottle.

I Fought My Meds But My Meds Won

When we make medications seem like a failure rather than a simple necessity, we make the people who take them feel like failures, too. Read...
Sam Dylan Finch   |   12.17.15   |   SHARE
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Take care.

Why I Think Everyone Should Have A Therapist

I firmly believe that every person on the planet could benefit from therapy. I myself have been going to therapy every week for about four years and Read...
Erin McKelle    |   12.11.15   |   SHARE
BodiesVoicesMinds
You deserve to feel good. And to enjoy pie.

How To Handle Relatives Monitoring Your Eating During The Holidays

Ah, the holidays. Or, as it’s called in my family, the annual time of year to scrutinize and peer-pressure their darling daughter/niece/cousin/ Read...
Giana Ciapponi    |   12.9.15   |   SHARE
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What My Son's Stay In A Psychiatric Hospital Taught Me About Resilience

When I left the hospital the night that he was admitted, I sat in the parking lot gasping with big ugly sobs and looking for someone to blame — Read...
Anonymous    |   10.6.15   |   SHARE
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Talk about it.

5 Tips For Dating If You Have Mental Illness

A part of me gets it. If you’ve never had any mental illness, who wants to date a crazy person? Many people think of mental illness in extremes and Read...
Katie Simpson    |   09.21.15   |   SHARE
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"Sometimes it is necessary to have days of doing nothing but staying in bed and taking care of you."

Productivity And Depression: A Guide

Even though I've suffered from clinical depression ever since I was 15 years old, my depressive episodes have a lot more at stake as I’ve gotten Read...
Erin McKelle    |   09.14.15   |   SHARE
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6 Things About Eating Disorders That You Probably Actually Really Don’t Know

"A common response that folks struggling with eating disorders hear is something along the lines of “Just eat,” “Just stop purging,” or “Just stop Read...
Melissa A. Fabello    |   07.31.15   |   SHARE
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