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.
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.
You could have a million(plus) “likes” on social media, but does that really matter if you don’t even like what you’re putting out to the world? Try to care a little bit less what other people think, and focus more on making yourself happy.
This quote still pops up on my phone every 2 hours. It started years ago as a subtle reminder to drink water, but it’s now become a simple reminder that nothing will change unless I actually do something to cause the change. Because things don’t just change. We […]