When you have distorted or unhealthy body image, it can cause you to want to harm yourself instead of love yourself.
Body image is what you think of how your body looks, how it feels to use your body, and how your body functions. Many people with eating disorders and food addiction have body image issues that create a distorted and overly negative view of your own body. Body image issues often lead people to use […]
The first time I experienced restorative yoga was on a spa vacation celebrating my 50th birthday. After one class, I couldn’t wait to get back. It was an unbelievably healing and spiritual experience. In restorative yoga, props are used to help you hold postures and relax into them for longer, allowing the body to release […]
“No matter how far down the recovery journey you are, you can see glimpses of the other side, and that’s where the truly ‘sweet’ experiences can be found.” Your eating disorder can be seen as something you’ve had to endure, cope with, get through, or recover from, but can it also be something positive? I’ve […]
An important part of the recovery process is to develop a new sense of identity. Who are you without the eating disorder?
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.
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