Dear Eating Disorder

Please note Dear ED is not Dear Erica Diamond. It is a letter written by Marci Warharf-Nadler to her eating disorder. In writing this letter seven years ago, Marci was finally closing a chapter in her life-- letting go of a destructive past. Marci was kind enough to share this candid letter with us, in hopes of shedding light on…

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A Thursday Thought on Suffering in Silence

I know many of you will disagree with me today on today's post, but I wanted to voice my opinion on a news story that broke this week, and how it relates back to all of us. [caption id="attachment_20203" align="alignnone" width="450"] Dustin Hoffman. Image via Parade.com[/caption] Perhaps you saw the announcement this week that actor Dustin Hoffman is recovering after cancer treatment,…

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Eating Disorders, Dieting and Body Image: One Therapist’s Perspective

By Kenneth Bruce, Ph.D, Clinical Psychologist Being a psychologist is a challenging and intensely rewarding experience. In my day job, I am a psychologist. Sounds humble enough, right? In my therapy role, I work with many types of patients, but mainly with women who have an eating disorder (usually anorexia or bulimia). It’s the world’s best day job, and I…

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Erica Diamond Sits Down With Sophie Grégoire Trudeau

I recently reconnected with a childhood friend, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, who is as dynamic, passionate and capable as they come. If you are Canadian, you undoubtedly know who she is. Today, we are getting up close and personal with Sophie Grégoire Trudeau. Enjoy...   Not many people know this, but we grew up together in Montreal, two prima ballerinas dancing…

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Stop Being So Hard on Yourself

I watched the beautiful Porta De Rossi on The Oprah Show yesterday. The hour flew by. What an engaging and candid interview. Portia DeRossi, wife of Ellen De Generes, and actress from Ally McBeal and Arrested Development talked openly about her secrets of the past. She was a closeted lesbian, afraid of being "Outed," and had starved herself down to…

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