A Joyful Journey...

Join Doris Smeltzer, critically acclaimed author/educator, as she muses on topics from eating disorders to the mysteries of life. Often "Featured" are select, astute observations made by Andrea during her all too brief 19-year life…it is she who taught us: the joy IS in the journey!

 

Author, activist, career educator, and international speaker, Doris Smeltzer is the President of Andrea’s Voice Foundation, a non-profit founded following her daughter’s eating disordered death. Smeltzer holds a master’s in counseling psychology, with published works including the book, Andrea’s Voice, this blog/web site, and numerous published pieces in newspapers, magazines, and books including an article in the landmark, Treatment of Eating Disorders (Academic Press, 2010). Smeltzer has been featured in popular media (TV, radio, film), has been named a Community Hero by both her hometown of Napa, and the North Bay eating disorder organization, EDRS and awarded the Soroptimist Ruby Award for Women Helping Women.

Andrea's Voice, Silenced by BulimiaANV-3
256 pages (paperback)
order online at www.andreasvoice.org/ways-to-help/the-book

Getting "un-stuck"

It's been an interesting beginning to the New Year. While helping our daughter and son-in-law put up new fencing for their horses, we've found our vehicles "stuck" twice in the span of just a few weeks. The first time was with our little Prius. As we were readying to leave...
Continue reading
1501 Hits
0 Comments

Invest in ending eating disorders:

Shop via AmazonSmile or:

Givva
Use Giving Assistant to save money and support Andreas Voice Foundation

Automatically support Andreas Voice Foundation by shopping at Office Depot, Old Navy, and Target.

The book, "Andrea's Voice...

Silenced by Bulimia

 

Silenced by Bulimia (Gürze, 2006). read more...

Gratitude for support from:

mechnaics bank logo

Tag Cloud

eating disorders, body image healing, weight loss personal change self-compassion, Italy Austria bulimia self-love self-hatred white privilege Sequoia National Forest body Taryn Brumfitt dancing at bus stop Weight Stigma Awareness Week competent eating Lets Move! Chimamanda Adichie #Nuerofeedback4EDs Silver Creek Falls beauty Bailey Webber self-care, binge Florence Intuitive Eating weight Nigerian Health At Every Size®, preferred gender pronouns Kenya Julie Wyman mindfulness, spain Michelangelo Body of Truth weight stigma high school reunion fat friendly doctors, body positive Africa Lindsey Averill self-forgiveness Italians self-loathing judgments only you can be you American Medical Assn., wedding Mothers Day nature / nurture, baby steps bittersweet wi-fi Internet meme shattered bride & groom health and fitness, Mrs. Obama cellulite memories independence magical thinking Rumi, vulnerability, crash diets, ritual body hatred Passover models breaking down walls Independence Day health Cutting, public ownership, New Year grief Easter workplace wellness Resolutions intersectionality social media International No Diet Day body acceptance, privacy, 4-wheel drive Alzheimers Spring Labor Day Eating Disorders Awareness Month queer body love NEDAW recovery dysfunctional family, metaphors, self-acceptance fat talk lessons learned challenges love Renfrew Perspectives extended family, killer stress, mental illness Health At Every Size® First Lady anorexia fat people, shame, black & white thinking healing metaphors, Andreas Voice, fat acceptance, non-binary gender

Andrea's Voice...

Silenced by Bulimia

 

Silenced by Bulimia (Gürze, 2006). read more...

Invest in ending eating disorders:

Shop via AmazonSmile or: