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JoannaPoppink Feeling a bit insecure? Check for where you may be able to support yourself more. Read: Healing Your Hungry Heart:… https://t.co/5dUp9Cm6KY
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Self help activities support your recovery and help you expand your awareness, develop life skills, develop self acceptance and self appreciation, develop new relationships and equip you to live a life with more competence and joy. Here you will find articles that show you many ways of providing yourself with self help exercises and activities to enrich your life and articles that help you understand your own thinking and emotional process. Topics include: friendships, self-esteem, dreams, binges, relapse, yoga, secrets, check lists, writing, dream journals, gardening, education and career opportunities and more.

Trump Campaign may trigger your PTSD symptoms and your eating disorder

worried or frightened girlThe Trump Campaign may be may be awakening your PTSD symptoms. It may be triggering your eating disorder.

A large, bullying, arrogant man in a position of wealth and power who feels entitled to experience or own anything he wants is parading through the media blatantly derogating, belittling, humiliating, insulting and sexually molesting women through his words and actions.

If you have a history of being dishonored in any of these ways, Donald Trump's words and non verbal actions we see through media and hear him describe, might well be the cause of your reliving your personal traumas now. You may know this and feel it.

Let your creativity bubble up as you experience eating disorder recovery

bubbles                                                                 playing with creativity and surprise

Just found this. "The most regretful people on earth are those that felt the call to creative work...& gave it neither power nor time."
~ Mary Oliver

Reinforcement and validation are all around you. Please know, eating disorder recovery is a vital, valuable, soul saving, life enhancing endeavor. But your course doesn't end with recovery.

Your eating disorder challenge: From recovery to renewal

Suburban Garden 3 spring
*pix a healthy garden expands and contracts with the seasons while simultaneously containing continuous decay and birth.

Our goal in healing moves beyond recovery and into the realm of continuous renewal.

Tips on Being More Creative

creativity 2 boxesCreativity is a necessary life enhancing survival skill or art of innate ability.  Ted Brown, singer, songwriter and former addict, has a wonderful article on Addiction Blog titled, "7 Ways to Get Into a Creative State Without Drugs or Alcohol.

I've added one more point to  his list with several examples of how to make creativity happen and keep it alive. *pix credit

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JoannaPoppink Feeling a bit insecure? Check for where you may be able to support yourself more. Read: Healing Your Hungry Heart:… https://t.co/5dUp9Cm6KY
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JoannaPoppink Your eating disorder challenge: From recovery to renewal https://t.co/7n7MrQdiuc
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JoannaPoppink Your eating disorder challenge: move beyond recovery to renewal https://t.co/7n7MrQdiuc
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