Use The Ancient Power Of Meditation To Handle Intense Urges

Use The Ancient Power Of Meditation To Handle Intense Urges

Meditation is one of the most ancient and powerful skills you can develop on your path to eating disorder recovery. Mindfulness meditation is a specific form of meditation that can help you tolerate behavior or food cravings, separate yourself from your inner critic,...
What is Health At Every Size and why is it important?

What is Health At Every Size and why is it important?

How we praise and view the human body is changing. The proof sits on the covers of Vogue, Rolling Stones, and TIME magazine in the form of an unapologetic woman named Lizzo. She’s a top billboard singer famous for embracing every inch of her curves. In the past...
Dangerous Dieting:  the Shocking Effects of Starvation

Dangerous Dieting: the Shocking Effects of Starvation

While dieting has become a relatively common concept in our culture, the effects of restrictive dieting are startling. Even the word “diet”, which was originally intended to simply mean what one consumes nutritionally, has become equated with a restrictive diet, a way...
Are all Types of Eating Disorders the Same?

Are all Types of Eating Disorders the Same?

A question that is often posed in recovery is whether all types of eating disorders are the same, or at least similar. There has been some debate in the field as to whether eating disorders are best conceptualized through a categorical modelor a dimensionalmodel.The...
The Importance of Social Connection in Recovery

The Importance of Social Connection in Recovery

Are you a people person? At some level we all are. It is part of our nature to crave social connection, and when someone is recovering from an eating disorder it is so crucial to maintain social connection. This is because eating disorders tend to cause social...