…Life after an eating disorder is not all perfect eating and a slim body. But it is the beginning of self love, self awareness…you realize where you belong in the universe instead of thinking of yourself as a misfit or abnormal in some way…
Read More Beyond Bingefree
I wonder sometimes what the actual turning point in my life was…the one thought, or attitude which changed my perspective from -I can’t, to -I can?
Read More The Cake Plan
Berating myself for overeating and for being overweight only served to lock my psyche into that behavior.
Read More What Is Your Best?
…being present is not about trying to be present or mindful as much as it is about allowing whatever happens to just happen. That is, I can allow things to happen without reacting to them or trying to make things the way I think they should be.
Read More Choose To Be Present
…learned that I created my own suffering with my thoughts. It took many years to delete all the scripts. But this was only because I had the idea that the process of psychological change was difficult, time consuming and painful, which it is not.
Read More Time For A Thought Check
… stopped reading food labels. I didn’t eat out of entitlement, and I didn’t give up on myself, I just ate what I wanted and what tasted good…it was only in guiltless overeating that I learned to eat normally.
Read More It May Seem Confusing…Just Keep Going
Instead of trying to change what you don’t like about yourself, like everything about yourself and change those things that don’t fit in with the person you want to be.
Read More A New Normal
…I started to realize that we all have flaws and that it’s OK. The bad stuff in my life didn’t just go away immediately, but the power it had over me did.
Read More Stop Coping, Start Living
To be happy and at peace, you don’t need to be thin or rich or possess any certain characteristics or personal qualities. You don’t need to have everything just the way you think life should be. I challenge you to figure out a way to say, “I am the happiest person I know.” Take the risk and watch your life change.
Read More What Makes You Happy?
…This takes our undesirable behavior out of the realm of shame and puts it, blamelessly, into the realm of acquiring knowledge. Once you step out of that sphere of guilt and self-loathing, nothing can stop you from obtaining what you need to be happy and healthy.
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