Tag Archives: eating disorder

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5 Ways to Stop Obsessing Over your Body and Weight

Do you constantly critique your body, weight or image? Do you find yourself fighting for the perfect body that you never seem to reach? Motivation. Exercise. Diet. Binge. Self-pity. Repeat. Sound familiar? GOOD NEWS, my friend, there IS a way to let go of the obsession and frustration and actually start living every day happy […]

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15 Ways to Practice Self-Love Without Eating

What could be more motivating, especially on “Super Bowl Monday,” than a little self love (no food involved)?  Nothing we can think of.  For more great advice from contributor and blogger Morgan Koter, be sure to check her out on Facebook at Facebook.com/mintandmo and Instagram @themintmo Hi Friends, If you’re anything like me, you run to food […]

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Transformation Tuesday – Looking Forward and Back

As I sit in my seat, on my flight back to school after Thanksgiving break, I have time to think. To think about what I did while I was home (workout, eat, spend time with family and high school friends), how much work I have to do in the next few weeks, and how many […]

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It’s OK Not To Be OK – Introducing Wear Your Label

When Kayley Reed and Kyle MacNevin met while working with a local mental health organization. Kayley was battling an eating disorder, and Kyle living with Generalized Anxiety Disorder and ADHD. They connected over our experiences, but realized how rare it was to actually talk to anyone about their illnesses.  From that realization, Wear Your Label, […]

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Fear of Directionality

I’ve always been terrified of direction. Direction means following the path that somehow springs us from pre-K to university to a real, adult job in the likes of twenty years. Direction assumes that we have some sort of general idea where we are going or where we might end up, and sometimes does not account […]

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Instagram’s Latest Feature – And Why You Should Care

Depression is real. Anxiety is real. Eating disorders are real. Mental Illnesses are real. Whilst the notion of being sick without having physical symptoms may be relatively new to societal acceptance, there is today (thankfully) little to no denying that a person can appear to be completely fine externally, but be simultaneously sick internally. The […]

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A Brief Breakdown of Sugar

 Let me preface this article with an emphasis on the word ‘brief.’ The complexities of sugar, oil and salt on your body are both different depending on the individual, and beyond my minimal degree of professional knowledge. On that note, please do know that what I say is based on personal research and experience. I […]

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Documentaries for the Health-Conscious

As nerdy as I may sound–and as much as I may regret admitting this publicly–I’m addicted to documentaries. Like most kids, I grew up associating the word ‘documentary’ with those incredibly dry and over-dramatic films that you’d watch in class about medieval castles or the lifestyle of frogs. And this can certainly be the case, […]