The resources below are organized by category: Self-Love Resources, Body Love Resources, Eating Disorder Recovery Resources and More Resources.
The Love Warrior Community, an online community, created by myself and my daughter, Emelina, that helps you cultivate self-love, self-acceptance and body acceptance through creative expression: writing, art, photography, video and music.
Self-Love Warrior, the Love Warrior Community’s group self-love blog, where anybody can submit self-love writing.
How Do I Love Me is a website created by Daylle Deanna Schwartz. You can receive her free e–book, How Do I Love Me? Let Me Count The Ways.
Self Love Tips is a website that offers just that, Self–Love tips. Its purpose is to raise consciousness, self–love, self–awareness and self–appreciation.
Beliefnet’s Inspiration Page that focuses on self–esteem and self–love.
Body Love Resources
Body Positive boosting body image at any weight.
Association for Size Diversity and Health, the mission of the Association for Size Diversity and Health (ASDAH) is to promote education, research and the provision of services which enhance health and well-being, and which are free from weight-based assumptions and weight discrimination.
The Chi Center, also known as the Wisdom Healing Qigong website, is dedicated to facilitating the ancient wisdom of self–healing and the healing of others.
Sonoma County Health At Every Size, an online and offline community created by Alice Linn that promotes health at every size.
Media and Body Image brings light to the impact that media has on body image and provides 20 tips that you can act on to foster a body positive image of yourself. Thank you Mrs. Cashian and thank you to your kids in the Summer Excellence program for sharing this resource with us.
Eating Disorder Recovery Resources
For Resources from Eating Disorder Recovery Support (EDRS), visit their Resources Page.
What you will find in their Resources page:
- Resources and Treatment
- Local Free Support Groups
- Specialized and Adjunctive Local Services
- Family–Based Therapy (The Maudsley Approach)
- Substance Addiction Specialists and Interventionists
- Trauma and Co–Existing Mental Health Specialists
- Healing Arts and Family Support
- Body Work Practitioners
- EDRS Lending Library
- Treatment Scholarships
- Clinical Trials
- Insurance Coverage Information
- Organizations and Associations
Actively Arielle: A Voice with a Commitment, is an amazing blog written by Arielle Lee Bair. Arielle is an eating disorder recovery blogger, an ANAD eating disorder support group leader, a MSW graduate student and wife. She is also a Caseworker for Child Care Information Services in her county and a Graduate Intern Counselor Advocate at Turning Point of the Lehigh Valley, an agency which helps victims/survivors of domestic violence. Her number one goal for her blog and eating disorder recovery work is to show others that recovery is possible. Watch Arielle’s eating disorder recovery videos every Wednesday and check out the amazing information and resources that she provides.
Men Get Eating Disorders Too (MGEDT) is a charitable organization based in the UK that seeks to raise awareness of eating disorders in men so men are able to get the support they need. The website provides essential information on eating disorders that is specific to unique needs of men, including definitions of what they are and the associated symptoms, treatments and support services available. There are also personal stories and a forum so male users can connect with other men with eating disorders to share their experiences and offer peer support.
Casa Serena Eating Disorder Program – We are group of professionals who are specialists in the treatment of Eating Disorders. We have created a safe space for you to explore your personal issues and find ways to heal. We provide you with the tools you will need to be successful on your journey to recovery, we support you where you are now and every step along the way.
La Ventana Support Groups – Ashly Thompson from La Ventana is facilitating a few new support groups at La Ventana. Eating Disorders Anonymous is held on Mondays at 7:30pm, and ANAD is held Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7:30am. Should you have any clients looking for more support in their recovery, the groups are drop-in and located at their office on 923 College Avenue in Santa Rosa. Their Community Support Group is still every Saturday at 4:15pm.
Voices Against Violence is dedicated to ending sexual assault through prevention, education and awareness. Learn more about why they feel so passionately about what they do. Read the Survivors’ stories and find out ways that you can get involved.
The Shift Network aims to empower a global movement of people who are creating an evolutionary shift of consciousness that in turn leads to a more enlightened society, one built on principles of sustainability, peace, health and prosperity.
Girl Effect Why girls? Because when we all invest in girls, everyone wins: girls, their families, their communities and their nations.
Strangers to Friends STF is a movement and a state of mind – making the choice to meet new people and putting the words into action – Turn Strangers into Friends! My greatest vision is to create a world of openess. If I could do anything with this concept I would want everyone to take off their blinders and be open to those around them: open to helping, open to inspiring, open to connecting, open to trusting.
Planet Breathe’s core mission is to awaken and inspire your
greater than imagined possibilities. Whatever change we may want to see in our own lives, in our relationships, in our communities or in our world – we have to take the first step to look within ourselves.
Community Bucket List is an online community, created by Emelina Minero, that revolves around submitting your action-oriented bucket list, reading others’ and helping each other out, enabling everybody to pursue their passions and what makes them happy. There are also articles on goal setting, discovering your passions, lifestyle design, travel and self-love.
Seena Frost’s SoulCollage® website, the creator of SoulCollage®.
Don’t Worry Be Happy shirts is an organization that raises funds to help people in need with cancer with medical bills, as well as helping to find a cure by selling
Don’t Worry Be Happy shirts that spread Kevin’s message of happiness and optimism.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1-800-273-TALK. Visit their website for more resources: http://www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org/
North Bay Suicide Prevention Hotline of Sonoma County, Toll free: 855–587–6373. Sonoma County 24–hour Psychiatric Emergency Services Hotline, 707–576–8181. The 24–hour, seven–day–a–week phone lines are staffed by volunteers from part of the new North Bay Suicide Prevention Project. Trained staff will be familiar with the names and phone numbers of Sonoma County services. The hotline is not only for people experiencing depression or contemplating suicide, but also their loved ones.