‘The body keeps count, the body keeps score of all of what you go through,’ singer says
Dear Amy: I worry about their futures and their ability to become the people they want to become, have successful careers, and support themselves.
In her new book “Halal Sex,” Sheima Benembarek shares personal stories of Muslim immigrants and their relationships to sex and sexuality. In this chapter, Taslim, a virgin in her forties, shares her experience with inter-faith relationships.
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Maddy Alexander-Grout, 39, thinks her fear stems from when she was force fed peas at school
For three years I denied my body the nutrition it needed. My teeth broke, my hair thinned, my periods stopped. But, in that too-small body I was praised…
I’ve spent a lot of time reflecting since 2020. Most of that reflection is done in the mirror, incidentally. For more than three years I had denied my body the nutrition it needed to function. My teeth broke, my hair thinned, as I did, and then it fell out in loud clumps in the shower. My periods stopped as my body tried to distribute the few calories I was giving it to my vital functions. My blood pressure plummeted. My social life disintegrated as I turned down offers of gatherings out of fear there would be food I couldn’t avoid. My feet bled in my shoes from excessive walking. I ruptured a tendon in my fist from over-exercising. I was constantly cold and miserable. But I was beautiful. They said.
The comedian said he felt ‘stressed’ and ‘fed up’ last year
Telling your story can be a powerful way for you and your family to respond to OCD.
Our understanding of OCD is enhanced by focusing on its distinctive characteristics, while also considering larger worldly influences.
Picture this — floating lazily on a canal boat in Amsterdam on a beautiful summer day with my teenage children, on our way to the Van Gogh museum. We’d been cycling around the Vondelpark in the sun, and would later see a Banksy exhibition. A perfect day. Except I was pulsing with anxiety, and trying to hide it from my kids.