What’s your dream? What’s holding you back? No, I mean what’s REALLY holding you back? Is it your fears? Your insecurities? Get out of your own way, friend. It’s time to start living the life you want and the life you deserve. That might mean accepting help or […]
20 Things Women with Eating Disorders Want Their Healthcare Professionals to Know About Working with Clients with Eating Disorders
I asked women (no men happened to respond) with eating disorders/in recovery what they wanted future dietitians to know about working with clients with eating disorders. The following list is also helpful for nurses, doctors, therapists, teachers, fitness instructors, and anyone else who will ever work with clients/individuals with eating disorders.
Part of having feelings is expressing them. When you’re expressing joy, happiness, contentment, enjoyment, etc. you may smile or laugh. When you’re not feeling those emotions and someone tells you you should be smiling or makes you feel like you should smile, that can be incredibly painful and […]
In recovery from any kind of illness, of course it’s natural to fear relapse. However, with mental illnesses, relapse doesn’t just happen. If you’ve been doing the work to maintain your recovery, you’re not just going to relapse overnight. Sure, you might have lapses, slips, episodes, behaviors, etc. […]
We are all vulnerable because we are all human. There’s nothing you can do about it, so you may as well embrace it! Embrace your humanity. Embrace your vulnerability. Allow yourself to make mistakes, learn from them, and move on.