"I was diagnosed with anorexia around 2 years ago, ever since then my recovery journey has been through ups and downs. I still struggle to this day with my weight, but its time to start loving your body! This song is just about that. Reclaiming my body. Here is a lyric video with my very personal clips in the background. "- Throughtheviewfinder
“I do this … so little girls in the future don’t have to worry about this body shaming. This body shaming in the mass media is holding us back, but it ain’t holding me back.”- Lizzo
When I was recovering from my eating disorder, I always found it helpful to hear from peers my own age. When they told me about their journey to loving themselves, I felt like I wasn't alone
This is a hotline that relied on when I had my eating disorder. This hotline, unlike others, specifies on eating disorders. I would recommend this hotline to those who are looking for an immediate person that they can talk to.
Huffington Post's perspective on how to take care of your mental health during the coronavirus pandemic.
If you have a problem or just want to talk with another teen who understands, then TEEN LINE is the right place for you! Call, Text, or Email them. Check out "Ask TEEN LINE", find resources in their Youth Yellow Pages, or join conversations with other teens on their message boards.
CEDD is a center for eating disorders and dieting disorders. They have many key functions, such as, "To promote awareness of eating disorders as serious mental illnesses, that require treatment and in many cases can be cured"
Mind for better mental health is a platform that discusses Eating Disorder's . They talk in depth about signs, symptoms, causes, self-care, recovery, etc;
In his book, Andrew Walen has contributed to the resources for males with eating and body image issues by sharing an autobiographical account of his personal experience with these problems, combined with advice he now uses to help others. There are few books for males who suffer from body image issues and disordered eating and fewer by those who have been through it, recovered and have gone on to make it their life’s work.
Questions about transgender issues, gender identity, and transitioning need to be answered. This article guides those who are confused with their gender identity, how to help a friend or family member in transition, how to be a good friend or ally, or how to navigate the many complex legal issues that surround being transgender.
Rupi Kaur's milk and honey is a collection of prose and poetry that explores themes of silence, abuse, womanhood, family, connections and personal power. She divides her work into four sections--hurting, loving, breaking, and healing--that mirror her own growth.
This article provides little reminders that everyone struggling with their body image needs to be reminded of. The overall message is to love your body.
This article, created by teen vogue, talks about the harms in social media trends that dictate what a women's body should look like. This article targets the infamous trend, the thigh gap.