Celebrating ten years of eating disorder advocacy

We’ve Just Turned 10!

This month, The Joy Project turns 10– that’s right, TEN years old. What an amazing journey it has been so far. Ten years of providing support via our message boards at joyprojectonline.com Ten years of outreach and advocacy, including meetings with members of Congress, community speaking engagements, outreach with federal agencies, and more one-on-one conversations [...]

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Challenge for March

In order to set SMART goals, you first need to identify your values or what drives you most in life. Take a moment and list ten aspects of life that are most important to you. If you run into trouble, use this link for some ideas. “List of Values”

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February’s Challenge

Write Your Eating Disorder A Letter If you are having troubles moving on to the next stage in changing, write your eating disorder a letter. Writing down your feelings of fear and anxiety will help you sort through your emotions and move on to the next step. “Letter Example”

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SAMHSA and TJP Partner for Consumer-Driven Discussion of EDs

The Joy Project staffers Serena Iacono and Joy Nollenberg traveled to Rockville, MD, to give a presentation on Empowerment in Eating Disorder Recovery. The presentation was sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Center for Mental Health Services, Office of Consumer Affairs, in conjunction with the National Institutes of Health, and [...]

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We got a makeover

Welcome to the new Joy Project website!

Welcome to our new and improved website! We hope the new, redesigned layout will make the content easier to find. In addition, the new format helps us add new content more quickly, which means you can expect to see a wider range of articles and information, updated on a regular basis. Of course, don’t forget [...]

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Actionist of the Month Award

Jessica Weiner “Actionist of the Month” Award

The Joy Project and Andrea Roe (author of the book You are Not Alone) has been honored as Actionists of the Month by best-selling author, advice columnist and self-esteem expert Jessica Weiner. This honor is given to individuals and organizations who have led by example and inspired others to take action to make the world a better place.    

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Good Neighbor Award

WCCO Good Neighbor Award

Joy Nollenberg, Executive Director of The Joy Project, was the recipient of WCCO Radio’s “Good Neighbor Award” on November 2, 2007. The Good Neighbor Award is awarded to individuals who have dedicated a significant amount of time and effort to the greater good through volunteering. Congrats, Joy!    

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Our Director Interviewed on FM107.1

FM107.1 is a radio station in the Twin Cities area. The Get Real Girls airs every Saturday morning from 8:00-10:00 am on that station. Every week, they nominate one person from the community to be their “Get Real Girl of the Week.” They have chosen The Joy Project’s Director, Joy Nollenberg, as a weekly Get Real [...]

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