Tag Archives: Anorexia

February 25

The Pageant Queen

Mari can’t stand the title ‘beauty pageant’ because of the negative connotations. Yet her experience was anything but negative. Pageants were the thing that saved her from her eating disorder and also the thing that undid her.

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October 02

The Plucky Changemaker

Anastasia Amour has one goal: to help women all over the world love their bodies. While that might sound completely impossible she’s already helped 230k over email with her body-love coaching. From all over the world. You might even think she’s reached her lofty dream but there’s many more women hating their bodies, sadly. Anastasia knows the subject of […]

March 25

The Prodigious Professor

Professor Cynthia Bulik has never suffered from an eating disorder but she knows all about them. This firecracker biologist, psychologist and PHDist has dedicated her life to understanding the mysterious disorders that involve food, or lack of. She should be up for a Nobel peace prize for the work she’s doing investigating genes associated with eating […]

August 24

The Student Of Life

Sarah Illingworth’s currently studying for her Masters in Poverty & Development at Manchester University but she’s also a student of life. Curious and well-travelled, Sarah has interviewed some fascinating people like Yoko Ono, Cyndi Lauper, Moby and Lady Gaga. You can find them on her blog. In May 2014 she set up Impolitikal a digital only platform full of insightful articles […]

March 04

The Fiesty Feminist

Rachel has been calling herself a feminist since she was 18. Bold, bright and sharp as a needle, she philosophizes and writes about women, bodies, society’s rather bossy view of women’s bodies and other musings on her brilliant blog. She’s a much-loved and respected voice in the Sydney Morning Herald, NYMag.com, Cosmopolitan and TEDx talks, and her […]

October 15

The Merry Mind

Nicole grew up in Alabama as a self-professed Type A: perfectionist, responsible, conscientious and total overachiever with straight As and APAs (where you sit college papers in high school). She went on to get a Masters in journalism and now she’s found out there is a way to research and write and get paid well […]

July 15

The Brilliant Beauty Blogger

If you don’t know Autumn Whitefield-Madrano from her hugely successful blog, the-beheld, then you’re in for a treat. Listed as a Body Image Hero by The Huffington Post, she is a thought-provoking, clever writer and soon-to-be author. Her thoughts and words have appeared on the Today Show, The Guardian, and much more. I was truly excited to […]