Sunday, January 24, 2021

Recover from Shame: Value in Postponing

Bewildered, confused and angry about life challenges?  If you have an eating disorder you can be frightened by what seems to be relentless and impossible difficulties that present themselves every day. You may feel shame helplessness and resignation. A solution for you exists. Everyone, of course, has their share of problem solving to do.  But […]

Free Online Eating Psychology Conference, August 5-9. Sign up Information

First Global Online Eating Psychology Conference  August 5-9, 2013. I’m excited to announce that I’m one of the featured experts in the 1st Global Online Eating Psychology Conference.  This conference certainly includes information related to eating disorders, and covers so much more. Men and women are concerned about weight and body image.  How to eat, […]

Rebel Your Way Out of Misery. Here’s How

Adversity may be inevitable but misery is optional. This goes along with the saying: “Adversity is a great teacher.”   You may not learn much from misery. But the burden of misery can become more than you can or are willing to be.  Then you rebel.

Why recover from BED? Why struggle to give up comfort?

May 20, 2013 by  
Filed under Binge Eating, Featured

You know how the insistent urge to binge takes over your mind and body.  It seems like the only action you can take to get away from unbearable anguish. Yet with recovery you have an opportunity door in your future, waiting to be opened.

How to Build an Environment that Supports Your Eating Disorder Recovery

If you suffer from an eating disorder and want recovery, you can build support for yourself in ways that might surprise you.  These surprises  can be powerful and sustained if you give them a chance. (See known support at end of this post.) First, answer these questions.  Important: do not include anything at all about […]

“Rape is not a recreational activity.”

The quote in the title comes from Ohio’s attorney general, Mike DeWine, and my new hero.  He’s referring to the Steubenville horror where two athletes raped a 16 year old girl who was so drunk she didn’t know she was raped  until she saw pictures and verbal descriptions in the social media posted by at […]

Welcome your humanity

  “Some things you must always be unable to bear. Injustice and outrage and dishonor and shame. Not for kudos and not for cash — Just refuse to bear them.” William Faulkner.

Flu and eating disorders: stay healthy

* It’s pretty. It’s real. Help your body ward it off.   If you have an eating disorder, whether or not you are in recovery, please know that this flu season holds particular risks for you.  An eating disorder is an illness and therefore compromises your immune system regardless of how you look or how […]

Gratitude is the source of your healing and self confidence

Being aware and grateful in your life promotes your own healing and develops you as a sturdy and worthwhile person. Gratitude is far more than saying “thank you” to someone for their efforts.

Great Discovery When you Stop People Pleasing

In eating disorder recovery you discover your authentic beliefs and values.  This quote then becomes more relevant as you make your way to healing and health. When people pleasing gets you down you are ready to drop an eating disorder symptom you may have lived with your entire life. You discover, perhaps while looking over […]

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