Author: Angela

Becoming A Human (Who Is) Being

I have struggled with low self-esteem most of my life and lived as a human doing, not a human being, trying to make up for what I felt was lacking. True or not, I grew up feeling like I could

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NEDA Walk Nashville 2015

NEDA Walk Nashville was a HUGE success!! Today was a great day to walk for Eating Disorders Awareness in Nashville on behalf of the Eating Disorders Coalition of Tennessee (EDCT) and the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA). The weather was

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My Story is Featured in the Tennessean!

Check this out! Wow- I am so grateful! This was posted online Friday and will print in the Gallatin and Hendersonville papers this Wednesday. http://www.tennessean.com/story/news/local/hendersonville/2015/04/02/hendersonville-author-raises-awareness-eating-disorders/70857202/ Do you know of anyone who has suffered from an eating disorder or had a

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Planting Seeds Now For Harvest Later

Today I had the privilege of speaking as a volunteer for the Eating Disorders Coalition of Tennessee (www.edct.net) with two high school classes to promote eating disorders awareness and to share my personal story of recovery from anorexia/bulimia. I have

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Help For Eating Disorders

If you or someone you care about is suffering from an eating disorder or showing concerning behavior around food, exercise or body image, these are two great organizations offering resources and more information: http://www.nationaleatingdisorders.org/ National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA). Call

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Never Given More Than We Can Handle Includes Our Potential

We have all heard the phrase, “We are never given more than we can handle.” I have always applied that to difficult situations and tough times, but I recently heard the idea that it’s also true for our talents, our

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My Eating Disorder Saved My Life. Please Help Me Save Others!

Many of you may already know I suffered a 10-year battle with anorexia and bulimia as a teenager and young adult. There weren’t any Eating Disorder Awareness Programs back then, and I kept my behavior a secret for years until

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Choices: Setting Your Life’s Thermostat

Sometimes just moving the dial a little can create a life that feels a lot more comfortable. Winter is upon us! It may be 30° outside and raining, but just on the other side of windows and walls, I am

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Finding the Gift in Negative Thinking

When I read this blog about negative thinking, I knew I had to share it! Negative thinking is something I have battled most of my life. Almost daily, I do battle to get or stay free from the powerful hold

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Patience Learned from a Feather

Patience is a virtue and never more needed when chasing a feather! Yesterday while cleaning, I noticed a random, red feather had somehow landed on my finger. Without thinking, I threw it up in the air to shake it off

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