the HAES® files: Beyond Awareness
Posted by Miriam Gordon on February 27, 2014
This is a brilliant piece written by a brilliant woman. How many people can come up with insights like this?
It’s National Eating Disorder Awareness Week (NEDAW) in the U.S. this week (February 23-March 1, 2014). When I learned that my regularly scheduled post would be this week, I immediately began to contemplate what “new angle” on the HAES approach and eating disorders (EDs) I should try to address. Fortunately, it didn’t take me too long to realize that I’m no expert on eating disorders and shouldn’t pretend to be one.
My next stop was to look into the theme of this year’s NEDAW: “I had no idea.” Given my lack of expertise in this area, the theme seemed like a promising starting place for my post. One problem that immediately raised itself was how to write 1000 or so words about “no idea.” Another item that began to nudge its way into my thought process was the “Get in the know” tagline…
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