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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.

"Trick" to Staying Motivated on a Weight Loss Program

A health magazine is asking for tricks men and women can use to stay motivated on a weight loss program. (sigh).  The real trick in losing and maintaining weight loss is to engage with your illogical emotional mind.

If you are overweight, reaching and sustaining a

No More Blaming the Victim, Please!

Often in my psychotherapy practice a woman feels shame, self-doubt and is quick to both please and defer to authority figures.  In moving through our therapy experience together we discover that in her past she may have been sexually abused or molested. If she were not so blatantly misused she often was disparaged, controlled and criticized, even punished and restrained because of the passions she aroused in adults.

The New York Times published this article today: Lechery, Immodesty and the Talmud.

...once you judge a female human being only through a man’s sexualized imagination, you can turn even a modest 8-year-old girl into a seductress and a prostitute.

 

Time Management and Getting Enough Sleep

clouds-in-blue-skyQuestions about how to manage time and get enough sleep at night are coming up in the my Forum.  I'll respond here since this issue effects many people with eating disorders and demanding lives.

Getting yourself into bed at a reasonable time so you sleep enough hours to repair and restore your mind, body and spirit is important any time, but especially in recovery. Here's how to make this happen.

Please help with your ideas: Invitation to Brainstorm on Inspirational Newsletter Titles

Providing a steady stream of inspiration and support to help you start and maintain your recovery work is my goal.

I've been strong on support but want to increase inspiration.  Too many of you have shared that you have limited vision about what is really possible in your lives when you live a life in recovery.  You want positive examples of hope and real possibility. So I'm going to create a newsletter, and I need your help.

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JoannaPoppink RT @DanRather: Donald Trump doesn’t seem to understand that the purpose of a coronavirus vaccine is not to inoculate the electorate from hi…
JoannaPoppink Scared? Journal into your fear. Discover opportunity. Read Healing Your Hungry Heart: recovering from your eating… https://t.co/OPEc0MCZz3
JoannaPoppink RT @RexChapman: Not all heroes wear capes. This is my America... https://t.co/1GXhuPTmB9
JoannaPoppink RT @kylegriffin1: BREAKING. Susan Collins: "In fairness to the American people, who will either be re-electing the President or selecting a…
JoannaPoppink RT @AlexMohajer: Senator Lisa Murkowski says she will not vote to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg before the election. “Fair is fair,” said the…

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