June 16, 2014 by Joanna Poppink
Filed under Eating Disorders, Empowerment, Fat Talk, Featured, Finding Your Voice, Freedom, Healthy Coping, Livin in the Moment, Self-Acceptance, Self-Care, Self-Compassion, Volunteering
Do you want a more interesting life filled with projects you care about and people you enjoy being with? Your own efficient routines may be getting in your way. Here’s how to find opportunity doors in your life.
I have loved writing since I was a child so I feel very fortunate to make my living as an author. This doesn’t mean that there haven’t been, and won’t continue to be, many rejections along the way. I have learned some things from those experiences that may be of value to others pursuing a […]
I am a writer. Plain and simple. It is more than my title, but less than my sum. Writing is my hobby, my passion, my job. It is what I do at work and what I do on my days off. I can’t say it absorbs every one of my waking thoughts, but it comes […]
Hello, We Are The Real Deal readers! My name is Caroline Rothstein and I am honored to be a contributor on this site. I’m a New York City-based writer and performer of spoken word poetry, theater, creative nonfiction, and journalism. As a longtime eating disorder recovery advocate, I host an ongoing video series on YouTube […]
Need to improve body image in your school or community? Consider hosting a poetry “jam” — or concert — to help raise awareness encourage others to embrace health at every size. This is a great way to bring together communities through the arts. In the following example, individuals in recovery from eating disorders were encouraged […]