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Candid interview with Joanna Poppink, MFT, eating disorder recovery psychotherapist

joannaThis profile of Joanna Poppink was published as part of Revlon’s “Love is On” 2016 Million Dollar Challenge, which highlighted inspiring change makers around the world and raised money for select charities. written by Jonah Weiss

You can describe Joanna Poppink in different ways — therapist, author, naturalist, essayist — but they’re all aspects of the same holistic project of her life’s work: helping women understand and overcome eating disorders.

Eating Disorder Behavior Can Be a Form of Panic Attack



panic attack stock vector surprised omg shocked woman 389722981An OMG experience gives you more information about what's happening to you than the numbness an eating disorder provides.

 "The Panic Attack Symptoms Nobody Talks About" by Rachel Gearinger is a short, well written and candid article that may have powerful significance if you have or had an eating disorder.

It's well known now that eating disorders can create a psychological numbness that dulls your senses and, for a short time, relieves stress. But you don't feel relief.  You feel nothing.

Women's March: for women, men, children, health and yes, eating disorder recovery

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Alaskan Airline flight 6 in pink from LAX to Washington, January 20, 2017 for Women's March  *pix
"I love America - the place where people come together around a common cause and have some fun at the same time, all on their way to the best city in the world - Washington, DC USA :)." by photographer Ted Eytan

My job, my commitment, dedication, study and my heart for over 35 years centers on healing, women's recovery from eating disorders and their flourishing in the world.

Support your own eating disorder recovery by taking a stand for all

"Today Trump responded to the millions who marched for women's rights this weekend by reinstating the global gag rule, which prohibits international organizations from receiving funding if they participate in abortion-related activities, making it harder for women worldwide to access reproductive healthcare." Center for Biological Diversity

I've been treating women for over 40 years who have a history of eating disorders So much of the underpinnings of an eating disorder involve fear, lack of personal power, isolation and dependency because nothing seems as reliable and safe as eating or not eating and controlling your body. Taking positive action with allies now is a way to discover personal power and a community that supports your being strong, empowered, healthy and fully alive 

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JoannaPoppink RT @insideclimate: "I've never seen such a broad spectrum of opposition," said former EPA administrator Christine Todd Whitman. "It's not…
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JoannaPoppink RT @ClimateReality: In just one hour, our planet receives enough energy from the sun to power society for an entire year. Learn more: https…
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JoannaPoppink RT @Shareblue: 4-star admiral: Trump’s security clearance tantrum will hurt America https://t.co/GZUJPfRaTx
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JoannaPoppink People do know that fifty years ago many state universities were near free, right? https://t.co/ZeXAc7k7tm
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JoannaPoppink RT @CenterForBioDiv: The Interior Department, led by Trump-appointed Ryan Zinke, has proposed radical changes that would gut the Endangered…
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