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16 Tweets for Body Acceptance

National Eating Disorder Awareness Week (#NEDAwareness) is February 22 – February 28, 2021. The goal of #NEDAwareness is to bring attention to eating disorders by educating the public, spreading a message of hope, and providing resources to those in need of support. Eating disorders are mental health conditions that consist of a preoccupation with food, […]

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10 Things I’ve Learned From Starting My Eating Disorder Recovery Journey

CW: discussion of eating disorders, but not of specific ED behaviors  Today marks the start of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week (#NEDAwareness). This week holds personal significance to me, as I’ve struggled with an eating disorder myself. Starting recovery has been life-changing, and I’ve already learned so much about intuitive eating, food freedom, body neutrality, […]

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Does TikTok Contribute to the Normalization of Eating Disorders? Let’s Unpack.

*Content Warning – Eating Disorders: This article discusses language around eating disorders and weight loss in online spaces like the app TikTok.*  TikTok, a social media platform that gained popularity in 2019 and picked up traction with college-aged students at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, on the surface is a seemingly innocent app that […]

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Moving Past Stigma

Stigma serves as one of the main reasons people delay seeking mental health care. It consists of misconceptions that label people with mental illnesses as lazy or crazy and causes them to feel rejected from society, even though they are far from alone in their struggles. Not only is stigma hurtful, it’s deadly. Suicide is […]

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