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Teen Vogue Targetted By Anti-Airbrushing Teenage Girls

A few months ago, a 14 year old girl took on Seventeen magazine and their airbrushing policy and the results were something to celebrate. Now

July 09, 2012 Eating Disorders
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Learn to Love Yourself With Affirmations

Using affirmations to learn to love yourself takes practice, but many credit them with raising their self-esteem and helping in recovery from an eating disorder.

July 04, 2012 Eating Disorders
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Controversial OMG diet headed for U.S.

I’ll be honest. When I read that a new diet book targeting teenage girls is all the rage in the U.K. and it’s called “Six

July 02, 2012 Eating Disorders
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SIZE 6 = PLUS SIZE?

When you hear the phrase “plus size”, you think of a certain image and size. It used to be that the cut-off was size 12/14.

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Recovery in a Bottle

One of the most common things that a person with an eating disorder experiences as they contemplate recovery is the disbelief that the thoughts will

June 27, 2012 Eating Disorders
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3 Big Lies the Media Tells That Increase Bad Body Image

This is a guest blog by Laura Connell. There are 3 big lies the media tells that increase bad body image. 1. Fashion models are

June 25, 2012 Eating Disorders
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Baby Boomers and Eating Disorders: Study Shows Women In Their 50’s and Older Suffer, Too

Eating disorders are commonly thought of as something that only happens to younger women and teenage girls. The reality is that they can happen to

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Summer at SUWS: Therapeutic Wilderness Program Offers 28-Day Option for Adolescents, Teens

As a parent, do you breathe a sigh of relief every night your teen makes it safely home? When the phone rings, do you worry

June 22, 2012 Parenting