recovery

This is my life with an eating disorder. This is my before and after.

The Other Before and After: Life With An Eating Disorder 

I’ve never been a fan of eating disorder recovery Before-and-After photos. I don’t find it healthy or helpful to compare and appraise the shapes and Read...
Hannah Matthews    |   10.20.17   |   SHARE
Bodies
This is a story of surviving natural disasters.

Surviving Natural Disasters: An Empathetic Response To Victims

We saw Hurricane Ike coming for days before it made landfall. It was just two short years post-hurricane Katrina, and all of south Texas and Read...
Carrie Saum    |   09.13.17   |   SHARE
Minds
Image credit: Carli Jeen via Unsplash

How Journaling Has Helped Me Heal

My life is a constant recollection. Read...
Kristance Harlow    |   08.25.17   |   SHARE
Minds

Imposter Syndrome: Learning To Banish My Inner Gremlin

99% of the time, I feel like a complete f*ck-up in grown up’s clothing. Read...
Deanna deBara    |   08.11.17   |   SHARE
Minds
Image credit: Christopher Flynn via Unsplash

Navigating The Trauma Of Moving

Moving can be a traumatic experience. We often forget how many remnants of the past we hold onto—whether intentionally or accidentally, just because Read...
Alaina Leary    |   08.4.17   |   SHARE
Less access to quality treatment and resources is deeply concerning given that those that are available already lack understanding about cultural identities and how mental health conditions affect minorities. (Image credit: Instagram/tothebonemovie)

Netflix's 'To The Bone' Is Just Another Example Of Struggle Through A Privileged Lens

Netflix’s latest drama 'To The Bone' just emphasizes the inequity in eating disorder treatment options. The main character, Ellen, is a white, 20- Read...
Caroline Shannon-Karasik    |   07.21.17   |   SHARE
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Traps To Avoid On The Road to Eating Disorder Recovery (All Of Which I Have Fallen Into)

If you find yourself engaging in any of these, don’t add more guilt to your plate: it’s so, so normal for your brain to try and justify adopting Read...
Molly Guinn Bradley    |   07.18.17   |   SHARE
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Why I Didn't Try To Lose Weight For My Wedding

To take care of myself in the months preceding my wedding I had to make a conscious effort to not dive into dieting. Wedding weight loss was off the Read...
Kristance Harlow    |   07.7.17   |   SHARE