Lauren Bersaglio

Lauren is the Founder and Editor of Libero. She started Libero in April 2010, when she shared her story about her struggles with an eating disorder and depression. Now Lauren uses her writing and videos to advocate mental health and body positivity. In her spare time, she enjoys makeup artistry, playing Nintendo, and taking selfies with her furbaby, Zoey.

Obsession vs. Commitment

I talk about obsession vs. commitment often in regards to exercise (watch my video here); however, recently I’ve been thinking a lot about how this relates to Intuitive Eating as well.  First let’s break it down ob·ses·sion: The state of being obsessed with someone or something. An idea or thought that continually preoccupies or intrudes

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First of all, I would like to thank all of you for your comments on my last post. The support I felt from this community was unbelievable and I am so grateful for all of you! Thank-you 🙂 Now onto the topic at hand… I was recently talking with someone about discipline and I realized

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The ‘Ethics’ of Photoshop

Here’s a paper I wrote in February 2012 for my Computing for Communications class on Photoshop and ethical boundaries. The use of Photoshop to edit and ‘enhance’ images is controversial to say the least. As activists hold a magnifying glass (sometimes literally) against these images in order to investigate how and to what extent reality

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Not Conforming

Recently I was asked for my Social Psychology class to spend 12 hours ‘not conforming’. We discussed what conforming is and what some examples of not conforming would be. Thanks to a quick Google search, I found this definition: Conforming: Behave according to socially acceptable conventions or standards For our assignment, we were asked to

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