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JoannaPoppink When tension builds, avoid a relapse. Read or reread Healing Your Hungry Heart: Recovering from Your Eating Disorde… https://t.co/pV2gYOP2xq
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Psychotherapy and eating disorder recovery work take many forms. In this extensive grouping you'll find articles, links and discussions that include stories of individuals working through their healing process and descriptions of different treatment approaches.  Issues include trust, bingeing, starving, sexuality, fear, anxiety, triumphs, abuse, shame, dream work, journal keeping and more. Discussions regarding insurance and finances are here as well.  Reading these articles and participating in discussions will give you deep and varied windows into eating disorder recovery treatment.

Eating Disorders, Trauma and Sexual Abuse: 15 Questions for You

silhouette dark woman 67202 480Question: What's hidden under your clothes, under your awareness, under your eating disorder? Answer: the path to your healing.

Are we done with vanity being the cause of eating disorders? Are we done with attributing character flaws and psychological  weakness to people with eating disorders?  I hope so.  

These beliefs are more than false. They undermine a person's appreciation of themselves, foster shame and inhibit seeking help.

Find out what does help you.

Inspirational Quotes as Recovery Assignments

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Inner peace, compassion for self and others, sturdy sense of self, self respect: these are all necessary components of your eating disorder recovery.  How do you achieve them?  

Most of us on the Internet, especially Twitter followers, see inspirational quotes every day.What if inspirational quotes were practical assignments in your daily life? What would your homework be? What would your personal project look like when you handed it in? *Pix Joy in learning and growing.

Your Eating Disorder Recovery Work Can Make You an Inspiration to Others

The Laughing  Lucky Buddha A stroke of Luck 413428647People with eating disorders have an opportunity to be leaders toward positive change in bringing a more life supporting system to the human relationship with our environment. Those of us who have or had an eating disorder are metaphors for the imbalanced consumption human beings demonstrate around the world. Our eating disorders and global consumption disorders affect every phase of our lives and every phase of life on this planet..See:  Humanity's consumption disorders 

What  we as individuals need to do to recover from our eating disorders is very similar, and perhaps even identical, to what humanity has to learn and do to move our planet into a healthy and sustainable state.

Eating Disorder Recovery: How to Make Healthy Life Choices

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Every minute of our lives we are making choices. If we have an eating disorder we make consistent choices throughout our day to live life as we know it. That means we make choices, small, large, conscious or unconscious to maintain our illness.

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Even if we are committed to recovery, see our psychotherapist regularly, go to 12-step or support groups we can still engage in sabotaging choices.

For example, we might lose our temper and vent on a co-worker or classmate. When our temper cools and we are alone we may feel frightened that we have jeopardized our position with the person or the group.  Our anxiety leads us to eating disorder behaviors.

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JoannaPoppink When tension builds, avoid a relapse. Read or reread Healing Your Hungry Heart: Recovering from Your Eating Disorde… https://t.co/pV2gYOP2xq
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