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.
As eating crosses the line from casual overeating to an eating disorder, it’s not that you won’t stop; it’s that you can’t stop.
Meditation doesn’t have to look like what you think it will. Open your mind to your own style and examine different resources and classes.
No matter where you are in your journey to recovery, you can always be getting healthier in small, simple ways.
Since mindless eating is usually a major component of binge eating disorder, the mindfulness of yoga can be particularly helpful.
There is fascinating research being done into the brain chemicals that affect hunger and digestion. Read more about how biological factors can contribute to eating disorders.
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.
Meditation can help you get in touch with your feelings and gain awareness of things that are going on that may be causing you stress and leading you to restrict or overeat. Therapy and meditation can both be catalysts that clear away stuff so people can resolve things themselves and self-activate. As you’ll see in […]