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JoannaPoppink Brilliant and articulate statement of what has happened and could continue to happen when we are susceptible to lie… https://t.co/zcyx8taQzs
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JoannaPoppink Pandemic stress and isolation can recharge your eating disorder. Recharge your healing stamina by reading: Healing… https://t.co/wSHvoPLSMl
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JoannaPoppink To develop confidence and recognize trustworthy people you must earn your own trust. Read: Healing Your Hungry Hear… https://t.co/i5auBfNFKB
JoannaPoppink To develop confidence and recognize trustworthy people you first must earn trust in yourself. Read: Healing Your Hu… https://t.co/kPGByA1UGO
JoannaPoppink Know and honor your authentic values. Then you are not vulnerable to false promises, would be bullies and hope in t… https://t.co/tZTNormJ9n
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.

Do's and Don'ts of Yoga

L.A. Times is running a great photo series of yoga poses that show you clearly what do to and not do. These thirteen photos show you popular poses with clear descriptions of how to do them and how to care for yourself as you move into the postures. This is particularly helpful for people with eating disorders.

Lose Sleep, Gain Weight

More evidence is coming in showing a strong connection between sleep deprivation and weight gain. Reuters Health is running an article called,

"Sleep restriction could be one of the environmental factors that contribute to the obesity epidemic."

Getting this information to people with eating disorders is essential.  If you have an eating disorder you do what you can do relieve yourself of tension,

How to Say No to Bulimia and Yes to Recovery

A woman wrote asking if she could cure herself of bulimia on her own because she doesn't want anyone to know about her bingeing and purging.  Then she goes on to say that she's lost 40 pounds. She wants to keep her condition secret yet in one year she developed these symptoms:

How to Develop Motivation to Start Eating Disorder Recovery Work

A woman in her mid forties wrote to me asking how she can motivate herself to do the eating disorder recovery exercises in my workbook.  She's suffered with her eating disorder for 30 years. Today she has a good life that she can't fully enjoy because she suffers from bouts of despair as well as physical symptoms from her eating disorder like hair loss and yo yo weight gain and loss.

You may identify with her situation.  You may also be asking, "How do I motivate myself to do my recovery work?"

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JoannaPoppink Brilliant and articulate statement of what has happened and could continue to happen when we are susceptible to lie… https://t.co/zcyx8taQzs
8hreplyretweetfavorite
JoannaPoppink Pandemic stress and isolation can recharge your eating disorder. Recharge your healing stamina by reading: Healing… https://t.co/wSHvoPLSMl
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JoannaPoppink To develop confidence and recognize trustworthy people you must earn your own trust. Read: Healing Your Hungry Hear… https://t.co/i5auBfNFKB
JoannaPoppink To develop confidence and recognize trustworthy people you first must earn trust in yourself. Read: Healing Your Hu… https://t.co/kPGByA1UGO
JoannaPoppink Know and honor your authentic values. Then you are not vulnerable to false promises, would be bullies and hope in t… https://t.co/tZTNormJ9n

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