Giving Into Healing

The biggest component of an ED is shame. It is such a shameful secret for so many people. Suddenly deciding to take control of my life wasn’t an easy choice, but I had no other one-I realized it was a matter of life or death.

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How to Escape Diet Talk during the Holidays

Diet talk is all around. And it can be one of the most triggering things – it sometimes provokes returning to restrictive dieting practices or induces binges. Both are not happy and desirable outcomes. So, if you want to survive this holiday season, learn how to deflect the diet talk.

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Getting Your Needs Met in ED Recovery

Recovery from an eating disorder is never a linear process. It is full of ups and downs, challenges, victories, wins, and disappointments. When you are feeling stuck, impatient, and frustrated with your recovery, try focusing on these individual needs. Ask yourself how each need has been met today.

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Putting Down The Masks

If it wasn’t for my journey I don’t think I would have ever truly discovered myself and somehow found my purpose in life. With no more secrets and masks, I have freed myself, proud of my fears, my ideas, my emotions and my scars, I have been able to put the pieces together in order to find myself.

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Modern Day Mercy

 Mercy is a verb. A doing word.  An action to practice on yourself and then others.  The opposite of mercy is hard hearted.  She found out that showing mercy to herself and others made her a better person. 

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Long Term Recovery

My long term recovery from anorexia looks like an absence of “ED,” a discovery of “the essential me,” the recognition of personality characteristics that are constant, and the use of these tendencies to enhance all areas of my life.

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Recovery: Making Room For Life

Recovery will show you how much your eating disorder has taken away. Recovery is a long process, and for some longer than others. It can be incredibly grueling and for many, the obstacles seem unsurmountable. In the end, it’s truly worth the climb it takes to get there.

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Why Embodiment is Key for Eating Disorder Recovery

The key to embodiment practice is to reconnect with and sense the body as if from the inside out, instead of from the outside in. The body is one of your greatest sources of wisdom, and it tells you what you need to know. Every time you listen to your body’s signals and respond appropriately you build trust with your body strengthening confidence in yourself.

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