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Why Healthy Body Image Is So Difficult - The Inquisitr

Why Healthy Body Image Is So Difficult - The Inquisitr | College Crisis: Shoddy Body Image | Scoop.it
Hospital admissions are on the rise for eating disorders that stem from body image problems. Disturbingly, boys and girls younger than twelve years old, some as
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This is a great article that suggests to women that all body types are beautiful and no one body is perfect. Everyone has imperfections. It is very important to be healthy not just skinny.

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Victoria's Secret's Body Image: Petition for Curvier Models On The Runway - Daily Venus Diva Magazine

Victoria's Secret's Body Image: Petition for Curvier Models On The Runway - Daily Venus Diva Magazine | College Crisis: Shoddy Body Image | Scoop.it
Victoria's Secret's Body Image: Petition for Curvier Models On The Runway
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Of course Victoria's Secret models are beautiful but, they all have extremely similar body types. This campaign would like to see women with curvier bodies that represent more of the public.

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Eating disorders and self-image: An issue on college campuses - cuindependent

Eating disorders and self-image: An issue on college campuses - cuindependent | College Crisis: Shoddy Body Image | Scoop.it
To get what they perceive as "the perfect body," many young women on college campuses develop eating disorders that can become life-threatening. By Annie Mehl
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I encounter women like this daily. It is a sad truth that college women are so self conscious and worried about their body images rather than worrying about their studies and grades. We need to do everything we can to help these women. 

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Secret Teacher: why can't I tell pupils about my eating disorder? - The Guardian

Secret Teacher: why can't I tell pupils about my eating disorder? - The Guardian | College Crisis: Shoddy Body Image | Scoop.it
I see students limiting their lunches and worrying about their weight. I want to tell then I’ve survived the bully in my head but I’m worried it’ll mark me out as vulnerable
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It is important to help others by sharing your own story. This teacher speaks about how she should talk about her eating disorder to help her students overcome the bullies inside their heads. 

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10 Ways to Improve Your Body Image

10 Ways to Improve Your Body Image | College Crisis: Shoddy Body Image | Scoop.it
Culturally, we have this perverse notion that poor body image is a sign of modesty. It's not. And people, especially women, who accept and appreciate the way they look can be perceived as narcissistic.
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BE POSITIVE. You must consider yourself beautiful and then you will become more and more confident.

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Myths About Eating Disorders .........And Reality

Myths About Eating Disorders .........And Reality | College Crisis: Shoddy Body Image | Scoop.it
Common myths about eating disorders. What do anorexics eat? Do anorexics binge? Are only teenage girls affected? Myths and realities about eating disorders ....
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Mirror Mirror is a great site with a lot of helpful information. This article explains multiple common myths people believe about eating disorders as well as the realities. After reading this you will be able to better understand a person with an eating disorder as well as recognize it. 

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my eating disorder through pictures - YouTube

This is my story. I'm now 17 years old and still struggle with my ED. My therapist suggested me to make a video about my story. Now I've diceded to share my ...
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This is a video about how a young woman is coping with her eating disorder.

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Yes, Women's Bodies Are Still Causing A Stir - Women Enough

Yes, Women's Bodies Are Still Causing A Stir - Women Enough | College Crisis: Shoddy Body Image | Scoop.it
Amy Jones Along the way in any journey, one is bound to hit a few bumps.  While we all know this is part of the process, most of us
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A life and relationship coach gives advice on body image.

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The Body Image Lesson The Media Won't Teach You

The Body Image Lesson The Media Won't Teach You | College Crisis: Shoddy Body Image | Scoop.it
By Jessi Kneeland Wear more makeup, don't be fat, look less haggard, wear tighter clothes, wear looser clothes...
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The media teaches its audience many negative lessons but it doesn't tell you the importance of self-confidence. Jessi Kneeland explains her opinion on the topic.

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I've Decided to Become Physically Active Again. And I'm Scared. [TW: weight loss, weight talk, exercise anxiety, sexual assault]

I've Decided to Become Physically Active Again. And I'm Scared. [TW: weight loss, weight talk, exercise anxiety, sexual assault] | College Crisis: Shoddy Body Image | Scoop.it
About a month ago I made a post on Facebook in reaction to this article IHTM: Tumblr Fitspo Reactivated My Eating Disorder: This is so relevant to me. I despise when folks are like, #gettingskinny ...
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The pressures of becoming healthy

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Victoria's Secret Model Snaps Back Against Sassy Body Image Critics - Cosmopolitan.com (blog)

Victoria's Secret Model Snaps Back Against Sassy Body Image Critics - Cosmopolitan.com (blog) | College Crisis: Shoddy Body Image | Scoop.it
Sara Sampaio is not here for their snark. Instead, she's here to kill it with kindness.
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A lot of women idolize the Victoria's Secret models, it is nice to see them talking about how it is important to realize that no one is going to have the same body. Everyone is beautiful in their own way.

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A healthy body image is not just about healthy eating

A healthy body image is not just about healthy eating | College Crisis: Shoddy Body Image | Scoop.it
‘Dieting is the most potent political sedative in women’s history; a quietly mad population is a tractable one’
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A politician speaks out about dieting and healthy body image.

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Raising awareness of eating disorders - Virginia Gazette

Raising awareness of eating disorders - Virginia Gazette | College Crisis: Shoddy Body Image | Scoop.it
The help line for the National Eating Disorders Association receives thousands of calls each day. Calls range from parents who are concerned about their son or daughter to those who are personally struggling with the issue.
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The College of William and Mary is raising awareness on eating disorders. 

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Women using energy drinks to lose weight worries experts

Women using energy drinks to lose weight worries experts | College Crisis: Shoddy Body Image | Scoop.it
The latest trend of women with eating disorders has sounded alarm bells among doctors.

Via Peter Mellow
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Eat healthy, don't rely on energy drinks to help you lose weight.

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It's important to remember that eating disorders are mental disorders, and are not just affecting people physically!

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'We.Women' Photo Project Shows Women Confronting Their Insecurities ... - Huffington Post

'We.Women' Photo Project Shows Women Confronting Their Insecurities ... - Huffington Post | College Crisis: Shoddy Body Image | Scoop.it
"What is a beautiful woman?"

Lithuanian photographer Neringa Rekasiute's powerful new photo project poses this very question. Through her work, she is trying to put the power to decide what makes a "beautiful woman" back in our...
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A Lithuanian photographer asked women to work through the thoughts they have about their bodies by looking at themselves nearly bare in the mirror.

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Carly Tierney beats 15-year eating disorder struggle to be crowned Miss Bikini ... - Daily Mail

Carly Tierney beats 15-year eating disorder struggle to be crowned Miss Bikini ... - Daily Mail | College Crisis: Shoddy Body Image | Scoop.it
Carly Tierney, 31, from Woolley Grange, South Yorkshire, came first in the Miami Pro UK bodybuilding competition in St Albans, having overcome both bulimia and anorexia.
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An inspiring success story about a woman who "beat" her eating disorder of 15 years and became a successful body builder. 

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Identical Twins Address Body Image Issues (PHOTOS) - Huffington Post

Identical Twins Address Body Image Issues (PHOTOS) - Huffington Post | College Crisis: Shoddy Body Image | Scoop.it
Colette's body shadows Lisanne's. Her ailments are similar, but less debilitating. Lisanne is the older sister by three minutes. It's as if her body has somehow served as a barrier for her sister's, taking the brunt of the pain....
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Twins participate in a photography project to help full-bodied women with body issues. They didn't fit the mold because they have incredible bodies for their age. They both have terrible chronic illnesses and scars so they changed the purpose of the photographs to help a wider range of women to help them love their bodies.

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Eating disorders are a psychological issue and should be treated as such ... - AL.com

Eating disorders are a psychological issue and should be treated as such ... - AL.com | College Crisis: Shoddy Body Image | Scoop.it
(file photo) By Morgan Werk An eating disorder is defined as, "any of a range of psychological disorders characterized by abnormal or disturbed eating habits." However, society is warped to omit the psychological roots of such an illness and...
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A recently publish article explaining the effects of having an eating disorder and how they are difficult to overcome because it is a psychological issue and not just physical. 

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Stanford Daily | The body issue: Why athletes feel the squeeze

Stanford Daily | The body issue: Why athletes feel the squeeze | College Crisis: Shoddy Body Image | Scoop.it

Via Peter Mellow
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Stanford students explain the pressures athletes feel to be fit and look thin. There is also an incredible info graphic with a lot of great information  and statistics. It is inspiring that college aged women are trying to inform the public about eating disorders and what we can do to help others. 

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How social media can hurt your mental health

How social media can hurt your mental health | College Crisis: Shoddy Body Image | Scoop.it
Jessica Johnson, 29, had a love-hate relationship with social media — she loved connecting with people but often ended up feeling bad about her own life. “Selfies are fun until you start over analyzing your looks,” she says.
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Social media can negatively affect your mental health, including your perspective of body image.

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Pregnancy and Eating Disorders - How to Handle it? | Eating Disorder Hope

Pregnancy and Eating Disorders - How to Handle it? | Eating Disorder Hope | College Crisis: Shoddy Body Image | Scoop.it
Pregnancy for many women is a joyous time when the body provides for the unborn child and excitement builds for the pleasures, challenges and triumphs that come
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This is good advice for women later on in life. Becoming a mother is extremely important and being healthy while pregnant is even more serious.

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Why Healthy Body Image Is So Difficult - The Inquisitr

Why Healthy Body Image Is So Difficult - The Inquisitr | College Crisis: Shoddy Body Image | Scoop.it
Hospital admissions are on the rise for eating disorders that stem from body image problems. Disturbingly, boys and girls younger than twelve years old, some as
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This is a great article that suggests to women that all body types are beautiful and no one body is perfect. Everyone has imperfections. It is very important to be healthy not just skinny.

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Demi Lovato Talks Anorexia, Social Media's Impact On Body Image - The Inquisitr

Demi Lovato Talks Anorexia, Social Media's Impact On Body Image - The Inquisitr | College Crisis: Shoddy Body Image | Scoop.it
Demi Lovato is just 22 years old, but when she speaks in interviews it is easy to forget that she is so young. The former Disney star is wise well beyond her
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Demi Lovato is a college aged woman who is known world wide. She helps others realize the dangers of social media in relation to body image. 

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Not all about that poor body image - Indiana Daily Student

Not all about that poor body image - Indiana Daily Student | College Crisis: Shoddy Body Image | Scoop.it
In a recent interview with Entertainment Tonight, Meghan Trainor discussed her musical success,
as well as a more personal topic of body image.
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University of Indiana's Natalie Rowthorn take on the real definitions of anorexia and bulimia. 

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The What's Underneath Project: Myla Dalbesio - Your Style Is Your Story

The What's Underneath Project: Myla Dalbesio - Your Style Is Your Story | College Crisis: Shoddy Body Image | Scoop.it
We asked model and artist Myla Dalbesio to be a part of the What’s Underneath Project because, in a torn...
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Myla Dalbesio is an inspiration for young girls with problems especially those without a mother figure. 

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Helping those with eating disorders - Philly.com

Helping those with eating disorders - Philly.com | College Crisis: Shoddy Body Image | Scoop.it
As a corporate lawyer for an expanding psychiatric hospital, Samuel E. Menaged built up expertise in developing and operating mental health facilities - the permits, the financing, the insurance reimbursements.
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Since this man grew up only around all men Samuel E. Menaged wasn't aware of the impact of eating disorders. He has an interesting take on helping those with eating disorders. 

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