trauma

let’s talk about sexuality in eating disorder treatment

let’s talk about sexuality in eating disorder treatment

In treatment topic groups often focus on specific emotions that people with eating disorders tend to have more difficulty feeling and expressing, or sometimes there is a discussion on how diet culture impacts body image. Don’t get me wrong, these

“you are needed to be a part of the change you want to see”

“you are needed to be a part of the change you want to see”

hello my dear friends. this is a hard post to write, so bear with me. For the past week, I’ve taken the advice of my therapist and have refrained from writing in my journal. It’s been hard at times, as

words on words on words: building the strength of a Super Woman

words on words on words: building the strength of a Super Woman

[TW and CN: talk of sexual assault] This weekend I dragged CJ with me to the Boston Book Festival (one of my favorite days in Boston!). Lindy West was speaking on the panel of fellow Super Women. After listening to

public trauma, disordered eating, and healing

public trauma, disordered eating, and healing

We are so honored and excited to be able to share Kira Rakova’s powerful words on our blog. In this post, Kira writes about the idea of negotiating the pain that often comes in the wake of public tragedies. Kira’s piece

emily doe, you’ve been heard.

Dear Emily Doe, I know you don’t know me, but I find comfort and strength in numbers so I wanted to write to you in case you feel similarly. I’ve found that it’s easy to isolate during these times and