March 1 - March 7, 2019
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Articles & Blogs
Why ignoring lived experience is the biggest mistake the mental health field ever made
by Tabitha Farrar
"Lived experience should shape treatment. At the moment, in some cases, I think we have this the wrong way around. The theory is shaping treatment, and people who don’t fit the theory – often the majority of cases – are written off as problematic.”
How did home cooking become a moral issue?
by Rachel Sugar
“We really tried to talk both about food as a source of joy and power and love, and a source of stress and struggle and inequality — for the same families in many cases.”
What do the people of the world die from?
by Hannah Ritchie
"we are living longer lives while fewer people - especially children - are dying from preventable causes. But...we still have a long way to go.”
Orthorexia: Eating Clean, but Crumbling on the Inside
by Kate Becker
“While better-known eating disorders like anorexia and bulimia tend to focus on food quantity, orthorexia is all about quality and selecting foods that are “pure” and “clean.” ...Orthorexia can be difficult to spot because it often begins quite innocently, with healthy choices like cutting out red meat. But the list of off-limits food just keeps growing.”
Three Essential Steps to My Recovery: Rage. Reclamation. Relationship.
By Carmen Cool
“For me, recovery [from my eating disorder] began when I felt my spirit begin to uproar. The fury was necessary. I couldn’t move forward without it.”
Vulnerability & Accountability in the Age of Blamelessness
by Your Fat Fri