Post Tagged with: "anorexia"

A Letter To My Eating Disorder – I Know You Want Me Dead, But Today I Choose To Live

A Letter To My Eating Disorder – I Know You Want Me Dead, But Today I Choose To Live

By Cami Julaine Dear Eating Disorder, I used to call you “Anna”, short for Anorexia. You were tall, tan, and lean-everything I am not. But that gave you too much […]

December 21, 2016 ×
New French Law Bans Models With Eating Disorders – Helpful Or Harmful?

New French Law Bans Models With Eating Disorders – Helpful Or Harmful?

A new French law is set to change the way the fashion industry operates and also how the standards of beauty are portrayed in one of the fashion capitals of […]

April 8, 2015 ×
Utah Students Tackling Eating Disorders In A Unique & Slightly Violent Way

Utah Students Tackling Eating Disorders In A Unique & Slightly Violent Way

There are numerous ways to tackle eating disorders, and it is certainly not a “one size fits all”approach. While there are doctors, treatment centers and health experts who offer medical […]

September 5, 2014 ×
WEEKLY WRAP UP: How I Turned An Eating Disorder Into My Inspiration

WEEKLY WRAP UP: How I Turned An Eating Disorder Into My Inspiration

Eating disorders are the biggest killer out of all mental illnesses. That is a scary fact. And if you are aware of how common depression and anxiety are, then it […]

August 23, 2014 ×
Landmark Italian Law Aims To Shut Down Pro Anorexia & Bulimia Sites

Landmark Italian Law Aims To Shut Down Pro Anorexia & Bulimia Sites

Eating disorders are a huge problem amongst young men and women. In particular, anorexia and bulimia are the most well-known, but there is still so much about most of these […]

August 15, 2014 ×
Teen Girls Made A Film About Eating Disorders & Won 2 Film Festival Awards

Teen Girls Made A Film About Eating Disorders & Won 2 Film Festival Awards

Olivia Maloney and Cameron Dreyer and two 7th grade girls from Colorado who have just done something that is restoring our faith in the next generation of young women. They […]

January 20, 2014 ×
Elle Fanning Tackles Eating Disorders In New Short Film

Elle Fanning Tackles Eating Disorders In New Short Film

If you haven’t seen this new short film by Oscar-nominated cinematographer Rodrigo Prieto (The Wolf of Wall Street, Brokeback Mountain), then it is a must! It stars actress Elle Fanning […]

December 23, 2013 ×
Model Sheds Anxiety, Adds Weight, & Redefines Beauty Along The Way

Model Sheds Anxiety, Adds Weight, & Redefines Beauty Along The Way

We have shared a few stories of girls who tried to lose weight thinking that’s what needed to happen in order for them to become a successful model, only to […]

November 25, 2013 ×
Halloween Costume Promoting Eating Disorders Needs To Be Banned!

Halloween Costume Promoting Eating Disorders Needs To Be Banned!

Update: After this post was tweeted to Ricky’s Halloween Costumes they responded saying: @GirlTalkHQ @CamiJulaine @Dreamgirl_Intl @NEDAstaff Hello – we do not produce or sell this costume. Thank you! — […]

October 31, 2013 ×
Paralympian Went From Eating Disorders & Depression To Starting A Body Positive Revolution

Paralympian Went From Eating Disorders & Depression To Starting A Body Positive Revolution

28 Year old Australian Paralympian Jessica Smith has a great story to tell. Not only has she had remarkable achievements in her sporting career, but through some pretty dark times […]

September 17, 2013 ×
Former Anorexic Teen Girls Fight Eating Disorders With Their Own Non-Profit

Former Anorexic Teen Girls Fight Eating Disorders With Their Own Non-Profit

Do you remember what you were doing and thinking about at 15 years old? For most of us, it wasn’t anything to write home about, nor would it have been […]

September 10, 2013 ×
The Anti Anorexia Campaign Giving ‘Thinspiration’ A Run For It’s Money

The Anti Anorexia Campaign Giving ‘Thinspiration’ A Run For It’s Money

A Brazilian modeling agency has launched a shocking and confronting campaign that they hope will rid the fashion industry of unhealthy body standards once and for all. Star Models has […]

May 1, 2013 ×