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Running in Silence: My Drive for Perfection and the Eating Disorder That Fed It

PRESENTED ON SEP 07, 2016
IN GRAND RAPIDS @ VOL 14

Rachael Steil, author of Running in Silence, shares her story about the realization of the problems she encountered and how she overcame them!

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Mindful Eating

BY KARTER LOUIS
@ VOL 15 ON APR 14, 2015

Karter Louis talks about the importance of mindful eating. Mindful eating is when we take our time and savor our food. We should always be in the right mindset when we eat.

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How Junk Food Eating Changed My Life

BY SAMUEL WONG
@ VOL 3 ON JUL 01, 2016

Samuel Wong shares how eating junk food changed the way he thinks and how it allowed him to just do things, bringing him to form a successful film company.

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My Life in Running

BY GREGG WHELAN
@ VOL 9 ON SEP 02, 2015

Gregg Whelan, the Artistic Director of ANTI Festival tells about running and shows how it works for him in different contexts.

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Running Beyond Language

BY VICKI WEITZ
@ VOL 9 ON SEP 02, 2015

Artist Vicki Weitz is making art of running. In this presentation, she shares her experience as a running artist.

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The ethics and the enjoyment of eating plants

BY ALEX DAVIES
@ VOL 29 ON OCT 24, 2016

Chef Alex Davies has always been passionate about ethical food locally sourced. The recently converted vegetarian wants to showcase and encourage the eating of plants, as a way to enjoy food from the earth and to lessen the impact on our planet. In this talk Alex shares some of his learnings from working in food production, from farm to table.

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The Mind, Behavior and Plant Based Eating

BY NOELEEN BRIDLE
@ VOL 43 ON MAY 09, 2017

Noeleen Bridle believes plant based eating is the key to improving our health, happiness and overall appearance. Most importantly it is the link between food and behaviour that she would like to share with you. How can working with your thoughts and mind be the biggest tool in your life?

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Better Eating Through Healthy Habits

BY GABRIELLE TENNEY
@ VOL 1 ON AUG 26, 2017

Professional Chef Gabrielle Tenney reminds us of the importance of developing healthy eating habits, and talks about her home delivery food service.

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No, I Don't Eat Fish (or How My Parents Proved Everyone Wrong and Raised Tall Children)

BY LIZ MYERS
@ VOL 17 ON NOV 24, 2017

Liz Myers grew up in a vegetarian household so she initially did not even realize that she was a vegetarian! It is only when she was in kindergarten that her eyes opened through a cocktail weiner and it is only then that she slowly began to realize that she was different. This is a story of what it means to be a vegetarian and how this tall healthy woman proved stereotypes against vegetarians wrong. 

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The Gifts of Mental Health Illness

BY ANDREA SCHNEIDER
@ VOL 49 ON JUL 03, 2018

Having lived her life with chronic mental health illnesses (MHI), Andrea wants to de-stigmatise and sensitise people to the life of someone with MHI's. By presenting her story and highlighting the gifts it has brought her, she also wants to flip everything we believe about mental illness. Having been diagnosed with binge eating disorder, borderline personality disorder, OCD, ADD and being bipolar, she is now happily married and leads one of the most progressive projects working with people who inject themselves with drugs.