How to: Talk to your MP about Eating Disorders

  We’ve asked you before to contact your MP about how Eating Disorders have affected you and your family. But we know that it’s not always easy to do. That’s why we’ve put together some tips and tools to help guide you.   Why contact your MP?  When it comes to spreading awareness, it’s the PERSONAL stories that have the biggest impact. These shared...

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A Special Request: How YOU Can Help

As you are aware, NIED has been to Ottawa four times. At a recent meeting, our MP, Mark Adler strongly recommended that we get all of you involved in a very simple way: In order for NIED to continue to be successful in Ottawa and to further our mission of awareness – we ask YOU, your family and your friends – to book an appointment with YOUR MP to meet for 30 minutes and to share your...

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Symposium Recap: Your Questions Answered

  On Monday August 12, we landed at Spring Garden Church to host our 22nd symposium! The topic was an Open Forum hosted by our panel of experts, which sparked some incredible discussions and questions from our guests. The evening was another great success in bringing eating disorder information to the public. Our panel of experts… Dr. Heather Wheeler – Clinical Psychologist who has...

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So… What is “Normal” Eating?

Given the rise of the diet industry, it is unsurprising to hear that most people struggle with defining “normal” eating behaviour. It is easy to see why this subject is especially troubling for individuals suffering from eating disorders. Consider the following checklist of "Normal Eating."

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How To Love Your Body

20 Ways To Love Your Body Today: 1. Think of your body as the vehicle to your future. Honour it. Respect it. Fuel it. 2. Create a list of all the things your body lets you do. Read it and add to it often. 3. Become aware of what your body can do each day. Remember it is the instrument of your life, not just an ornament. 4. Create a list of people you admire: People who have contributed to your...

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