Conquering Fears in ED Recovery

Both facing and conquering your fears throughout recovery will make you a stronger person.  Each challenge will reinforce that you can succeed.  The times that fear becomes too much does not indicate failure, rather an opportunity to learn. 

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Celebrating The Small Victories

Whether it is recovering from an eating disorder or meeting an income goal or being able to execute a dance move, goals take work. But when we are stuck in the minutia of daily life it is even more important to celebrate the small accomplishments.

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My Hopes For My Film About ED Recovery

As a filmmaker and African American woman in recovery from an eating disorder, this year I decided I was going to do something radical. I was going to make a feature film about mental health, trauma, and eating disorder recovery featuring a black woman. I decided to make my upcoming feature film, "Me Little Me," independently with the help of the recovery community.

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Body Image and Avoidance in the Summer

The concept of avoidance refers to preventing oneself from experiencing emotional discomfort by evading potentially distressing situations. In contrast, if we instead make choices based on our values or goals, we may feel uncomfortable in the short-term, but much more satisfied with our behavior in the long-term.

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Running in Recovery

I run to feel freedom, a sense of accomplishment, joy, and connection with my thoughts. Running allows me to mentally detox from daily stressors. Without the proper nutrition, fuel, and rest, my body will not perform at its optimum level.

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