Online Conference Presenter – Kirsten Haglund

Eating Disorder Hope Online Conference II:
Anorexia Hope & Healing in 2018

“International Overview of Anorexia Nervosa & Co-Occurring Issues”

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Topic – Tips and Guidance for Long-Term Anorexia Nervosa Recovery

Kirsten HaglundKirsten Haglund – Community Relations Specialist for Timberline Knolls and an “Ambassador” for (NEDA).

Kirsten Haglund is a Community Relations Specialist for Timberline Knolls and an “Ambassador” for NEDA. As a television personality and commentator, Kirsten appears frequently on Fox News Channel, HLN, Fox Business Network, and Huff Post Live to comment on women’s health issues, celebrity culture, social issues, women’s empowerment and the millennial generation. She is an international speaker on women’s health and civic engagement, and has blogs featured regularly in industry journals, the Huffington Post and

Kirsten is also the Founder and President of the KirstenHaglund Foundation, which raises funds to provide treatment scholarships for families seeking recovery and freedom from disordered eating. Kirsten graduated from Emory University with a B.A. in Political Science and is currently based in New York City.

EDH Virtual Hope Conference – December 7, 2017:

“My Eating Disorder Recovery & Founding the Kirsten Haglund Foundation”

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Story of Hope:

Kirsten HaglundSpeaking Out About Your Eating Disorder Journey
Speaking out about anything you’ve struggled with is not easy. There’s the risk of judgment, the fear you’ll be misunderstood, or that people just won’t care. Being vulnerable is hard, but often, openness, honesty and self-disclosure can lead to strength and empowerment – not only your own, but others’ as well.

That is the lesson I learned from sharing my story of recovery from an eating disorder.


Girl praying for eating disorder recoveryRestoring Faith in God in Eating Disorder Recovery
The term eating disorder is exceptionally ill-fitting as a descriptor. While disordered eating and weight control behaviors are usually the most noticeable symptoms of the disease, its roots are eminently emotional and spiritual.

Woman raising hands in faithFinding Faith Through Anorexia Recovery
In my recovery from anorexia, the fire of the spiritual battles always raged the hottest. Yes, every mealtime was difficult. Yes, it took day after day of grueling work with a therapist in order to dig up the emotional roots of my illness.

Man onlineIs Social Media Helping or Hurting My Mental Health?
In order to take a proper, introspective look into how our social media habits affect our mental health, we first need a proper idea of how good mental health actually looks. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines mental health as, “a state of well-being..

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Mending Broken Relationships in Anorexia Recovery
An eating disorder does not develop in isolation. There are a variety of contributing factors including environment, past trauma, and, of course, the people in your community. Eating disorders affect the individual struggling and the people surrounding them as well–

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