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FINDINGbalance

Rating: 4.95 stars   102 reviews 5,202

Address:

PO Box 284 Franklin TN 37065 USA

Mission:

To be a Christ-centered community helping people find balance with food, weight and wellness.

Results:

Over a million people reached since 2002 via events, articles, web resources and online support programs. Members of "Lasting Freedom" online support program show significant declines in anxiety (-18%), depression (-33%) and unhealthy eating concerns (-35%) after just eight weeks. Our twelve-week "Finding Balance with Food" curriculum and downloadable "FINDINGbalance Gathering" small group tools have been used around the world, including groups in Canada, New Zealand, Ecuador and the UK as well as the US. "Daily Vitamin" eDevotional provides truth and inspiration 5 days a week to thousands of readers. Annual "Hungry for Hope" conference has been attended by nearly a thousand people in the last seven years. New Christian Eating Disorders Collaborative Network (CEDCN) helps connect those who struggle with Christ-centered providers. And we're just getting started...

Target demographics:

People find Christ-centered help for eating issues.

Direct beneficiaries per year:

73 women find freedom from eating issues through our Lasting Freedom program, and served 192 people at our annual conference. All this in addition to thousands we serve monthly through our video-on-demand site.

Geographic areas served:

Anywhere someone has access to a computer.

Programs:

"Lasting Freedom" - online support program featuring weekly webinar, weekly "Freedom Team" support group, and 24/7 moderated peer-support website. www.findingbalance.com - world's largest video-on-demand website for eating and body image issues, featuring 700+ free videos, articles, books and more. Christian Eating Disorders Collaborative Network - the first Christian resource and referral network for professionals working with eating disorders. http://www.cedcn.org "Daily Vitamin" - eDevo - an inspiring verse and 6 lines of text to help you find daily freedom. www.findingbalance.com/dv "Hungry for Hope" premiere Christian conference for professionals and community members impacted by eating and body image issues. http://www.findingbalance.com/hfh "More Than a Number" campaign and event to help women know their value so they can change their world. Includes a partnership with Compassion International to help shift dollars from diets to end world hunger. http://www.morethananumber.net.

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Rating: 5 stars   Featured Review

2 people found this review helpful

The Lasting Freedom program (part of Finding Balance) has made a remarkable difference in my life. I had been searching for help from eating disorder thoughts and behaviours for over two years when I found and decided to join Lasting Freedom. I have not regretted it for one minute! I have continued on with the program each session since I started with them in July 2015. This is the first support program that has shown me that there is hope of recovery from an eating disorder. Previous to this, I felt alone, hopeless and helpless. Lasting Freedom takes a different approach. This program has made me realize that I am not alone. There are many adult woman diagnosed with eating disorders. Also, it has helped me to realize that I am not hopeless. There is always hope because of Jesus! Help is there. Help is available to those who are searching for it. I feel valued and loved. I feel like I matter. I am thankful for this program and the women who have worked hard to create it and keep it going. I would highly recommend this program to anyone who is feeling trapped inside of an eating disorder.

 
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Thank you so much for your kind words, Rebecca! It truly is an honor to serve you!

Rating: 5 stars  

I am so very grateful that God led me to Finding Balance. I had been struggling with my eating disorder for years. Periods of Recovery and then periods of relapse. I have been in Recovery successfully from addictions for 29 years. My personal struggles with my overeating have been longstanding. I just could not seem to get recovery with my overeating - I needed something more for the Eating Disorder. I appreciate all the people and programs that have given me support. However, I am finding and developing such a sustaining relationship with God thru a woman's program called Lasting Freedom. Finding Balance has such dedicated facilitators and many of them with there own personal recovery from an Eating Disorder. God Bless all the staff. Maggie/AZ

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I cannot think of any changes I would make to this program.

How would you describe the help you got from this organization?

Life-changing

How likely are you to recommend this organization to a friend?

Definitely

How do you feel you were treated by this organization?

Very Well

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2016

 
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Rating: 4 stars  

The Daily Vitamin speaks the Truth of Jesus to me every day. It's like He knows just what I need to hear and remember and the DV is His affirming His Presence in my life. God uses Constance and her findingbalance team to know how to be active in faith in Jesus, encourages us to take the "next right step" in faith and away from our unhealthy behaviors and thoughts. I love love love this devotional and all that findingbalance continues to do to reach us with unhealthy eating and body image issues.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

The Daily emails inspire me to stay on track. I'm very grateful for them.

 
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Role: General Member of the Public
Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

Very thankful for this encouraging and uplifting message every morning.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

This charity is very inspirational for finding freedom from food anxiety through Christ and provides many resources I am very thankful for it

 
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Rating: 4 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

The Daily Vitamins are a constant encouragement and reminder in my life, so wonderfully written.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

Finding balance is one of the greatest blessings in my daily life! Not only are their daily emails full of scripture and encouragement, but their website is also full of resources for those struggling with body image and eating issues- and for those just wanting to learn more about finding a healthy balance with those things! I have also been blessed to attend Hungry for hope which was truly life changing for me in my eating disorder recovery and in my relationship with God. As a nutrition graduate studying to become a registered dietitian, Finding Balance stands for everything that I want to incorporate into my practice- most importantly that GOD- not food or our bodies- is the one worthy of our worship! Thank you for continuing the great work!

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

I have been beyond blessed by this nonprofit, Finding Balance. I am a practicing Licensed Professional Counselor who works with clients who struggle with their weight and their negative view of themselves. Not only is this helpful for my work with clients, but this organization has helped me personally, as I also have struggled to have a healthy, and godly perspective of myself and my weight. I have personally been most encouraged by Finding Balance's "The Daily Vitamin" that they email out each day to their subscribers. Whenever I read these emails, I am so encouraged by what I read because the words that are being spoken are based on the Word of God. These words have great impact each day I read them, whether I am struggling with my weight that day, or another struggle. I am so grateful that there is an organization like Finding Balance in existence to help people remember what is the Truth!

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

God used this ministry to change my life by helping me change how I thought about my relationship to my body and to food. The people who work with this non-profit consistently demonstrate integrity and they value providing high-quality resources to the people that they serve. I now volunteer with this non-profit and as I see the inner-workings, I am consistently impressed with how they strive to honor God and serve people well in all that they do.

 
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