Author: OJ

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.

things take the time they take: dealing with change in eating disorder recovery

things take the time they take: dealing with change in eating disorder recovery

There’s comfort in things that remain constant, which is often why people fear change. Change is frightening because there’s an element of the unknown and unpredictability. I for one, like consistency, and tend to maintain habitual vigilance by thinking, planning,

learning to live by your values and not your eating disorder’s values

learning to live by your values and not your eating disorder’s values

I feel like it’s been a while since either one of us has posted! You may have seen on our Facebook page that we moved! It’s a huge step for us and we are excited. Post on moving and change