self-compassion

how fear of indulgence impacts eating disorder recovery 

how fear of indulgence impacts eating disorder recovery 

Recently I find myself saying that a certain food or combination of foods is “scary” because it feels “indulgent”, as if indulging in something is akin to committing an act of sin.  Thanks to a toxic and pervasive diet culture,

mindful monday post 7: thank “you”

mindful monday post 7: thank “you”

I’m so fascinated by “You”, that all encompassing, yet ambiguous “You”, who inhabits her body with effortless joy. “You” who mindlessly bends down to pick up accidentally dropped papers, demonstrating grace and ease, while I have not yet been able to

mindful monday post 5: releasing fear, embracing love

mindful monday post 5: releasing fear, embracing love

Thank you, dearest amygdala, for generating an immobilizing fear response in my brain. Over and over and over again. For me in particular, my fear response is strong and often not really appropriate to the present situation. Not only do