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10 Steps to Stop Binge Eating

10 Steps to Stop Binge Eating

I often get asked what “cured” my binge eating disorder after struggling with it for YEARS (on and off since I was 11 years old). The honest answer is that there was no ONE thing that made me stop binging right away, but looking back now there were some crucial steps...

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Essentials for Healing from an Eating Disorder

Essentials for Healing from an Eating Disorder

Originally published on Metiza MagazineAlthough I've been in self-led recovery from bulimia since I quit fitness competitions last May, I still suffered from extreme body dysmorphia, lack of self confidence, and worst of all, binge eating. Lear more about retreats for...

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Embracing My Story

Embracing My Story

It’s always intriguing hearing someone else’s life story, their chain of events, and how things played out to bring them to where they are right now. My mom is a perfect example of a fascinating life story. She grew up in Moscow in the last three decades of the 20th...

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Why I Quit Bikini Competitions

Why I Quit Bikini Competitions

I'm sharing my story about why I quit bikini competitions to shine light on the dark side of the fitness industry. It breaks my heart that young girls are looking up to fitness models on Instagram without a single clue about how destructive that type of lifestyle can...

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Just Keep Swimming

Just Keep Swimming

At a mere three years old, I began to believe I am not worthy."I'm not good enough.""This is my fault.""Nothing I do will bring my parents back together."At the brink of my parents’ divorce, the truth of the last statement intensified. Rather than seeing the actuality...

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Hi, I’m Mary and after recovering from an eating disorder and healing my body, mind, and spirit, I started my online platform Mary’s Cup of Tea, to inspire women to embrace their bodies and love themselves unconditionally. Now, I travel to beautiful places hosting my worldwide self-love retreats while sharing my heart with you through my writings, videos, and online courses.

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Hi, I’m Mary and after recovering from an eating disorder and healing my body, mind, and spirit, I started my online platform Mary’s Cup of Tea, to inspire women to embrace their bodies and love themselves unconditionally. Now, I travel to beautiful places hosting my worldwide self-love retreats while sharing my heart with you through my writings, videos, and online courses.

Let’s Get Social!

Interviewing My Boyfriend!!

The episode we've all been waiting for! The one where Mary Jelkovsky interviews her boyfriend! Mary and her boyfriend talk about their relationship by answering some of YOUR questions! Here are the questions Mary and her boyfriend answer in this episode: 1. How have...

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18 Quarantine Self Care Ideas That Are Easy & Inexpensive

Self-care is so important, especially during difficult times. We've been dealing with a lot from a global pandemic and quarantine to worldwide social unrest and injustice. So it's okay if you haven't been on top of your self-care game lately. But quarantine self-care...

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Tools for Self-Compassion with Dr. Kristin Neff

In this episode, Mary Jelkovsky interviews the pioneer of self-compassion research: Dr. Kristin Neff. Although our society puts much focus on building self-esteem, Dr. Kristin explains why self-compassion is a much more useful and impactful place to focus on. From...

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Introducing Mary’s Cup of Tea Podcast 2.0!

Introducing Mary’s Cup of Tea Podcast 2.0! We are relaunching the podcast which means it’ll be better than ever! We’ll be introducing more diverse guests, a fresh look and feel of the show, and our new Instagram account @maryspodcast. In this episode, Mary talks about...

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Tips for Bad Body-Image Days

No matter how long you've been on this self-love journey, bad body-image days happen to all of us. But it's how we deal with those tough days that make a huge difference in our overall confidence. In this episode, Mary shares her best tips for those negative...

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Why I’m Off Social Media

Mary is currently taking a break from Instagram and here's why. She shares all her thoughts and feelings about social media and when/how she is planning to come back. Mary Jelkovsky has a few BIG projects coming up that she's been keeping a secret, and we can't wait...

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How To Stop Comparing Yourself To Others

The title says it all! In this episode Mary shares tips to boost self esteem and overcoming comparison whether you're comparing yourself to someone on social media or someone you know in real life. It can be quite exhausting to constantly feel like you're not enough...

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Beauty Standards, Self-Talk, and Social Media

This episode is a turning of the tables where Mary Jelkovsky was interviewed on the Rawring Twenties Podcast! This is a wide-ranging and relatable conversation that you don't want to miss!Be sure to check out the Rawring Twenties Podcast and their hosts Brenda...

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Self-Worth in Relationships

In this solo episode, Mary shares her personal journey of finding self-worth in her romantic relationships. As someone who has been in many tumultuous, toxic relationships, Mary wants you to know that you are worthy of healthy, romantic love. She shares some tips that...

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