In some cases, you might not know the food addiction is there until you start to unravel the emotional problems.
When we use a defense mechanism, we are typically trying to protect ourselves from unpleasant emotions and feelings. This may sound like a good thing, but this tactic works against us.
You don’t have to be afraid of triggers. You can learn to understand them and deal with them—not eat, restrict, or purge over them.
How support groups have saved millions of lives, with or without rehab. A guest post from A Design for Living Interventions.
This article originally appeared in The Recovery Village brochure and is adapted and reprinted with permission. Yoga has many forms Yoga therapy is the application of yoga for specific health conditions or to return to a state of balance. Yoga is recognized as an effective evidence-based treatment for many types of physical and mental disorders, […]
Recovery from an eating disorder is difficult enough on its own. Unfortunately, for many people, other addictions or debilitating conditions are also part of the picture. In a series of articles, we’ll explore a few of the most common co-existing conditions and some of the issues that come up when these are combined with compulsive […]
Relationship problems are at the heart of most eating disorders, and often the underlying angst that’s causing people to act out with food can be traced back to an interpersonal situation. Learn how yoga can help us deal with the difficult emotions of jealousy and sorrow.
At times, it can be just as “con-fuzzling” (confusing and puzzling, as my daughter says) to deal with happy people as it is to deal with unhappy people. This simple yoga tool can help.
I’ve recently discovered a fascinating, simple and effective yoga concept for how to stay peaceful in all of the relationships and interactions in your daily life.
Here are some of the yoga principles that have come up most often as I have counseled people with eating disorders and food addiction to “live their yoga.”