Eating Disorders: When Weight Becomes an Obsession

"This week is Eating Disorder Awareness Week so our team at Defying Shadows decided that we would join the discussion and help break down any misconceptions about this disorder. Eating Disorders are one of the many "Shadows" that we want to offer encouragement and help for those who are struggling with these issues." Chances are … Continue reading Eating Disorders: When Weight Becomes an Obsession

Abuse: What It Looks Like, What It Feels Like, and Why You Never Deserve It

Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines abuse as "to treat so as to injure or damage." That definition and action can apply to most any type of abuse in existence. Black eyes and being hit and pushed around is often the first image that springs to mind when you hear the word "abuse." One may picture a young wife … Continue reading Abuse: What It Looks Like, What It Feels Like, and Why You Never Deserve It