Today’s interview is with with Margarita Tartakovsky, an associate editor of PsychCentral, as well as the creator, author, and curator of PsychCentral’s body image blog “Weightless.” Weightless is a blog right after my own heart, covering concepts ranging from weight, to dieting, disordered eating, the culture of thinness, eating disorders, and emotional eating. From topics like “5 Things Not To Say to Someone With an Eating Disorder” to weekly Body Image Boosters, anyone that has struggled with food or their body will undoubtedly find comfort and wisdom in Margarita’s writing.
There were a few reasons I wanted to talk to Margarita here on Blogging Fearlessly. First of all, I’ve been following her for a long time and absolutely love her content. She produces a TON of it, so as a writer I’m fascinated by her productivity and how prolific she is. More than anything, though, Margarita has taken my two main interests in life (psychology and writing) and turned them into a real, adult career – one, I might add, that allows her to be creative, dictate her own schedule, and work from home. Continue Reading