Monday, December 5, 2016

Not Cool Facebook… Not Cool.

October 31, 2013 by  
Filed under Body Image, Fat Talk, Media Literacy

I was innocently updating my status from my phone today and saw this option… Fat is NOT a feeling.

Can We Talk? The Truth About Social Media

Can We Talk? The Truth About Social Media      Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, and Pinterest are now a part of my common vocabulary. I’ll admit, I’ve done my fair share of Facebook “creeping”, and I always have my iPhone or iPad with me. But, despite all this, I can honestly say that I don’t let social […]

i think your avatar is better than my avatar

The study was done and Facebook envy is, indeed, real. Perhaps you have already suspected this to be so, perhaps you have already experienced this to be so. The German study, “Envy on Facebook: A Hidden Threat to Users’ Life Satisfaction?,” states that Facebook produces, “a basis for social comparison and envy on an unprecedented scale,” […]

fitness professionals can help those struggling with eating disorders

Eating disorders have always been my passion. They have been my specialty since I began my LCSW private practice more than a decade ago. Over the years, I’ve directed a program for eating disorders, currently teach a curriculum I created on eating disorders at NYU’s Graduate School of Social Work, and have done a few […]

Facebook responding to concerns about site promoting eating disorders

This guest post provided by Heidi_PsyD from http://www.examiner.com/eating-disorder-in-philadelphia/heidi-dalzell Popular social networking site, Facebook has taken swift action, responding this week to concerns about the site’s link to eating disorders in teens. Facebook is working with the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) to ensure safety on the site, which is frequented by teens and those vulnerable […]

Hope Amid Helplessness for Haiti

January 14, 2010 by  
Filed under Activism

Watching all the devastation following the earthquake in Haiti Tuesday, I couldn’t help but feel — like so many of us watching it unfold– absolutely helpless.

Being “In the Moment” Amid Today’s Technology

November 5, 2009 by  
Filed under Livin in the Moment, Mindfulness, Wellness

I had an interesting conversation with my mom and sister when I was home in N.J. last weekend. We were talking about Facebook, and my mom (who is active on Facebook herself) admitted how disconcerting it is to her when she sees someone at a concert, on a date, watching a movie, at a museum […]

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