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6 Reasons Why Fall is the Best Time to Seek Eating Disorders Treatment

If you are the parent of a child struggling with an eating disorder, you may wonder if there is an optimal…

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The Impact of Weight Stigma on our Mental Health

Content warning: This article discusses the effects of weight stigma. Experiencing stigma and discrimination negatively impacts our mental health just as…

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Weight Stigma Hurts Everybody

Weight stigma, also known as weight bias, refers to negative attitudes, stereotypes, or discrimination based on larger body size. When people…

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Weight Stigma Awareness Week is September 23-27.
11 Influencers to Follow for Weight Stigma Awareness Week

Weight Stigma Awareness Week is from September 23-27, 2019. Weight stigma, sometimes known as weight bias, is when people are discriminated…

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Truth Hurts: Lizzo, Black Women & Weight Stigma

Just recently, singer, performer, and flute extraordinaire, Lizzo reached a milestone in her career by topping the Billboard charts at number…

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Do No Harm: Weight Stigma in the Medical Field

Content warning for weight stigma in the medical field I had gone into her office because I had a sinus infection….

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Weight Stigma Awareness Week: What It Is and Why It Matters

The National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA) is hosting its first annual Weight Stigma Awareness Week (#WSAW2019) the week of September 23-27,…

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World Eating Disorders Action Day 2018: Cutting and Eating Disorders

Nonsuicidal self-injury disorder, better known as self-harm, is characterized by the purposeful actions of causing physical harm to oneself without the…

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Amelia Boone, Elite Athlete, Shares Her Initial Steps in Eating Disorder Recovery

Amelia Boone is an attorney and well-known obstacle racer and ultrarunner, with 86,000 Instagram followers. According to her website’s about page,…

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6 Tips on how to Combat Holiday Blues

The holiday season can hold great expectations for any individual or family who partakes in them. Oftentimes there is a family…

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