Author: OJ

let’s talk about sexuality in eating disorder treatment

let’s talk about sexuality in eating disorder treatment

In treatment topic groups often focus on specific emotions that people with eating disorders tend to have more difficulty feeling and expressing, or sometimes there is a discussion on how diet culture impacts body image. Don’t get me wrong, these

activating a spiritual source of healing and empowerment: intuition in eating disorder recovery

activating a spiritual source of healing and empowerment: intuition in eating disorder recovery

“You get your intuition back when you make space for it, when you stop the chattering of the rational mind.” Anne Lamott A couple of weeks ago, I was crying on my way to work. All I wanted to do

representation of the lgbtq community in eating disorder recovery: one perspective

representation of the lgbtq community in eating disorder recovery: one perspective

Eating disorders are disorders of shame, isolation, and fear. All too frequently, eating disorders strip people of their voices and convince them that they don’t have the right to a voice in the first place. Queer women have been traditionally

a dual perspective on social activism in the face of mental illness

a dual perspective on social activism in the face of mental illness

We believe in the importance of a dual perspective when highlighting voices in eating disorder recovery. Whether you’re the carer or the person in recovery, it is important to cultivate a dynamic dialogue to ensure both voices are heard. We’ve

how invalidation leads to empowerment and trust in ed recovery

how invalidation leads to empowerment and trust in ed recovery

The important yet, challenging nature of developing trust in eating disorder recovery is often highly underestimated. Trusting relationships, both with ourselves and with others, allow us to accept our truths and therefore present us with the option of creating change.