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Between who we are and who we could be

I recently started working at an eating disorder treatment facility as a counselor and also currently work as a restorative justice coach for two Chicago Public Schools on the South and West sides of Chicago. 619 more words


I don’t even think I can count on two hands how many times I have started this post.  It has taken me almost a week to get it written and hit the post button.   1,208 more words

Reflections: Bodies and Privacy

Reading MediaLit’s body-image themed January 2015 newsletter aligned very well with Oscars and Red Carpet season. It’s been true that for many years “television coverage of red carpet events routinely dissect and appraise individual body parts…And a vicious cycle begins to take place. 761 more words


Media Literacy News Reel: 3rd Week of February

National Eating Disorder Association’s Media Literacy Toolkit

  • This toolkit provides good basic background and several excellent activities for young people learning specifically how the media can impact their body image and sense of worth.
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The Delicate Balance Between Self Empowerment versus Extrinsic Motivation

On the last day of IOP treatment, my therapist blew my mind…well, kind of…

I’ve been exploring this idea behind self empowerment – what it means to me, what it means to others, how it’s accomplished, and how it aligns and coincides with extrinsic motivation. 615 more words


Residents shed insecurities for National Eating Disorder Awareness Month

Jene ThomasGeneral Assignment Reporter

According to the National Eating Disorder Association, approximately 20 million women and 10 million men in the U.S. suffer from an eating disorder at some point in their lives. 583 more words


NEDA Month

The goal of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (#NEDAwareness Week) is to put the spotlight on the seriousness of eating disorders and to improve public understanding of their causes, triggers and treatments.

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