In recovery from my eating disorder, one of the hardest things to learn was how to trust. I had to learn to trust the doctors and professionals trying to help me to survive. I had to trust my own body. I had to learn to trust God. This was probably the easiest step out in faith … Read More
Articles by Kirsten Haglund
“Since my own recovery, I am passionate about educating and empowering women to get the care they need to live amazing, productive and healthy lives,” said Haglund. “I see the same compassion and desire in the Timberline Knolls team and look forward to being a part of this work of restoring women to health.”
Haglund will continue to work as an advocate for greater awareness of eating disorders and resources for care. Since she won the crown of Miss America 2008, she has spoken on more than 20 college campuses, worked with youth and church groups domestically and abroad, lobbied Congress with the Eating Disorders Coalition, and started her own non-profit, the Kirsten Haglund Foundation, to raise funds and assist families financially in seeking treatment for eating disorders.
I absolutely love spring. I have learned to really appreciate the spring season since I moved to Atlanta, Georgia. Having grown up outside of Detroit, Michigan, I adore living where the winters are mild (and comparatively short), and spring is a long, lovely season. If you can stand the few weeks of pollen, the South … Read More
Last fall, University of Minnesota psychologist William J. Doherty decided to do some research into the emotional well-being of Americans in light of the 2016 Presidential election. His findings will likely not surprise you. After commissioning a poll of 1,000 voting-age Americans, Doherty found that 43 percent reported experiencing “emotional distress related to Trump and … Read More