from 05:30 PM to 07:30 PM
Been anxiously awaiting to take your with The Mirror? Now’s your chance! Kick starting National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, UNC Eating Disorders Program has partnered with Counseling and Wellness Services and Campus Dining Services to bring you The Mirror Event, including a book reading and signing with Dr. Cynthia Bulik, author of The Woman in the Mirror: How to Stop Confusing What You Look Like With Who You Are. Stay after to enjoy live music, activities and PRIZES, and pictures with The Mirror!
From 5:30-6:00pm in The Pit, enjoy free food, games, giveaways, and access to informational booths hosted by peers and experts in nutrition, eating disorders, body image, and self-esteem. Participate in the “Great Jeans Giveaway!” Getting comfortable in your own genes may require you to ditch a pair of jeans that no longer fit. Donate a pair of jeans and enter a raffle to win a SURPRIZE gift!
At 6:00pm in the student bookstore, meet world-renowned eating disorders expert, Dr. Cynthia Bulik! Helping women and men around the world reclaim body esteem and self-esteem, Dr. Bulik’s new book, The Woman in the Mirror, has been regarded by Claire Vickery, founder of The Butterfly Foundation, as a “significant culture kicker around the globe.” At The Mirror Event, participants will listen to excerpts from The Woman in the Mirror and engage in invigorating discussion facilitated by Dr. Bulik, followed by the chance to have their book signed and picture taken with The Mirror! With just a “flash,” you can start to reinvent your relationship with the mirror, cultivating inner peace with your outward appearance, and freeing up valued brain-space to better focus on your friends, family, job, and community.
From 7-7:30pm, Elysse Thebner, local musician, and a surprise bandmate will hit the stage, performing live, while raffle winners are announced and festivities (and pictures) continue!