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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.

Write for eating disorder recovery

 

writing

 Writing your thoughts and experiences, especially if you write them on a regular basis, is a powerful force in your eating disorder recovery.

The healing power of moving your pen across a blank page while you are still is vast and endless. Even if your mind is awhirl and you are in emotional pain, if you keep moving your pen and writing random words, sentences, maybe paragraphs or lists you will find yourself shouldering your way through barriers and into something fresh.

Rainbow Inspiration

Tonight was a mysterious and beautiful night of wonder and inspiration. It's left me feeling good about myself and the world, as if, despite all stresses that face so many people these days, the potential for something good and grand still exists.

We had a brief but intense

More on Big Wave Dreams

Reading the comments I've received on my Wave Dream in Recovery post moved me to explore more the possible meanings of the big wave dream, especially as it relates to healing and recovery.

A definition caught my attention: waves stand for all the power of massive inertia.

The people I know who have shared their big wave dreams with me were on the verge of making

Humbled by Gracian: Blogger's dilemma

I'm learning and struggling as I start and restart a post that runs away with me, and which I believe you would stop reading quickly. So I thought I would pause and share with you my dilemma.  It's the dilemma that faces all of us with a past or present eating disorder.  Maybe it's a human dilemma. 

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