How to Stop Self-Abandonment After Abuse

Self-abandonment: Ignoring basic needs to keep from dealing with difficult experiences and emotions. I grew up being abused. There were hardly any safe adults ...

How People Who Experience Racism Can Practice Self-Compassion

People of color are bombarded with negative feedback about themselves from society as a whole. This feedback does not give us room to learn self-love and ...

If Your Loved One Struggles with an Eating Disorder, Remember This

This article describes conversations that may be triggering if you live with an eating disorder. You can contact the National Eating Disorders Association ...

7 Unexpected Ways I Overcame Body Dysmorphia and Feelings of Ugliness

I looked in the mirror. My hair was shiny. My skin looked OK. Did I even think I was pretty? The audacity. Why had this unknown resolve risen up within me? For ...

My Pediatrician Started My Disordered Eating at Age 6. Now the American Academy of Pediatrics Wants to Make This Common Practice.

The American Academy of Pediatrics recently released new clinical practice guidelinesĀ that doctors and parents need to target fat kids to prevent themĀ  from ...

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