August 27th Weekly Roundup: Must-Read Eating Disorder, Mental Health & Body Positive Articles

Happy Monday! We are back with another edition of our Weekly Roundup. Did you get a chance to see last weeks? You can see it here.

Below are just some of our favorite articles, blog posts and news stories on topics including eating disorders, mental health and body positivity from the past week.

We hope you enjoy reading the posts below as much as we did. 

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It’s time to #DumpTheScales and offer people with eating disorders the help they need

Recap: Hope Virgo shares her own experience being turned away from eating disorder support due to not fitting the weight criteria and explains why the UK, and everywhere, must change the way they treat eating disorders. 

By: Hope Virgo 

Follow Hope on: Facebook, Twitter & Instagram

Website: http://hopevirgo.com/ 

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Take The Cake: Is Diet Recovery Harder For Codependents?

Recap: Virgie Tovar writes on how being preoccupied with the reactions of others has impacted her journey embracing a diet free mindset for her 'Take The Cake' Ravishly column. 

By: Virgie Tovar 

Follow Virgie on: Facebook, Twitter & Instagram 

Website: https://www.virgietovar.com/

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What if You Change Things, Even Just a Bit?

Recap: This inspiring list of steps you can take in recovery today can motivate you to make changes here and now. 

By: Margarita Tartakovsky, MS 

Website: https://blogs.psychcentral.com/weightless/

 

 
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How Intuitive Eating Helped Me Stop Counting Calories and Following Impossible Food Rules

Recap: RD Amanda Lambrechts shares her own journey to discovering intuitive eating and how it positively impacted her life. 

By: Amanda Lambrechts, M.S., R.D.N.

Follow Amanda on: Facebook, Twitter & Instagram

Website: https://spillingthebeansnutrition.com/

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She's happy, healthy, perfect: Please don't comment on my daughter's size

Recap: Danielle Sherman-Lazar shares why she wish people would not comment on her daughters body or weight, or anyone elses body or weight for that matter. 

By: Danielle Sherman-Lazar

Follow Danielle on: Facebook 

Website: https://livingafulllifeaftered.com/

 
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Using Art to Quiet the ED Voice

Recap: Emily B. Masciulli, DSW, LCSW shares on the NEDA blog how art can be a helpful piece in eating disorder recovery. 

By: Emily B. Masciulli, DSW, LCSW

Website: https://www.sp2.upenn.edu/people/view/emily-masciulli/

 
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“My therapist was more scared of my weight gain than I was …” and other recovery stories

Recap: Tabitha Farrar shares a collection of some of the things she has heard from people in recovery that speaks to some professionals reinforcing eating disorder fears that exist already. 

By: Tabitha Farrar

Follow Tabitha on: Facebook, Twitter & Instagram

Website:  https://tabithafarrar.com/

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17 Trustworthy Registered Dietitians to Follow for Truly Great Advice

Recap: SELF Magazine put together a list of trustworthy registered dietitians for their Healthy Food Awards with a bunch of our colleagues! Check it out. 

By: Christine Byrne

Follow Christine on: Facebook, Twitter & Instagram