Chief Marketing Officer Julie Holland Faylor, MHS, CEDS is the National Eating Disorders Examiner. Read an excerpt below from her blog post "Show yourself kindness in 2015": At the start of the New Year, our minds are often geared toward what we need to do differently or better in the coming twelve months. Recognizing our shortcomings and identifying aspects of our lives that need improvement can be a challenging exercise for all of us, particularly if those perceived inadequacies are related to our weight, shape, size or appearance. Last year, I outlined several considerations for making body-, eating- and confidence-friendly New Year’s resolutions. This year, I want to stress a single underlying tenet that I strongly encourage to anyone making self-improvement goals for the coming year: Be kind to yourself... Visit her blog to read the article in its entirety.