The imagination offers the gift of creating ideals for what we want, but it can also be hijacked to create in our minds what we don’t want.
There is a whole continuum of feelings. Anxiety is on one end, and we can also explore other stops along that continuum.
When the eating disorder becomes an identity, you’ll look to it for direction. You may think it’s the only unique thing about you, but it’s not.
Everyone experiences anxiety to some degree, but it’s important to not let worry take over your life.
Eating disorders are so self-focused and isolating, it’s very tough to have healthy relationships. So what should you heal first?
Yoga Nidra is a state of deep relaxation. My mother used to called this completerelaxation as if it were one word. It’s not hypnosis, more like a form of active sleep, where your body sleeps but your mind stays alert. Mostly, you take on a witnessing perspective – witnessing the body, thoughts and breath, witnessing […]
Cognitive distortions are thought patterns that reinforce false beliefs about ourselves and the world around us. These patterns can be deeply ingrained and often it takes an outside observer like a therapist or sponsor to see them. In the next few blog posts, we’ll examine some of the most common cognitive distortions and how they […]
Knowledge is helpful, yet knowledge alone doesn’t give you what you need to make the necessary changes for recovery from an eating disorder, especially without support.
Can increasing your physical activity help to ease your mind and calm your thoughts? Absolutely!
If you’re ready to start a mindfulness or meditation practice, here are our favorite resources to guide you.