When we say yes when we mean no, we can end up feeling controlled, bullied, or used.
Worried that eating at someone else’s house will trigger your food addiction? Here are some practical tips for you.
Helping others is important, but are you doing enough to help yourself?
For many young adults, including my daughter, this is a time of great uncertainty, as they wait for letters from schools they applied to for the fall. When you’re recovering from an eating disorder, many situations can cause feelings of uncertainty – with food and with other parts of life. For example, going to an […]
Welcome back to the 12 Keys to a Healthy Weight. Last week we looked at the importance of planning, and this week we’re looking at a relationship strategy that helps avoid emotional overeating. Key #9: Be compassionate and assertive The Guide To Compassionate Assertiveness: How To Express Your Needs and Deal With Conflict While Keeping […]
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.
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.
As soon as you take your first steps in recovery from an eating disorder, your relationships will start to change. By the time you enter into the maintenance stage of living in recovery, you may focus more of your efforts to dealing with this. By now, you're feeling more comfortable about your day-to-day eating habits […]
Find a way to speak your truth to others in a kind way that feels honorable to you and aligned with your values.
Be honest. How many of your actions and decisions today were driven by guilt? Were you trying to relieve guilt that you already felt, or trying to avoid feeling guilty later? Using guilt as a motivator starts a chain reaction that can very self-destructive. This is true for everyone, but for someone in recovery from […]