Coping Skills · Relapse Prevention · Uncategorized

CAUTION! Why Being Bored is Bad For Your Recovery

It is through personal and professional experience, that I have learned the negative repercussions of boredom. Having gone through recovery myself, I have undergone numerous setbacks. These setbacks have ultimately resulted in regression back to my Eating Disorder Behaviors and, on multiple occasions, have lead to a full-blown relapse.

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arts and crafts · Coping Skills · Poetry and Self Expression

Make Your Dreams a Reality With This One Simple Project. This Really Works!

There are things that you want in life. Everyone wants something. Most people want everything. You may want a more loving relationship, or better education. Maybe you want an exotic car or a free trip to Disney World… Or a money tree. Above all, you want to be in recovery from your eating disorder. What does… Continue reading Make Your Dreams a Reality With This One Simple Project. This Really Works!

Coping Skills · Eating Disorder Treatment

The Survival Guide to Weight Restoration in Eating Disorder Recovery.

The Survival Guide to Weight Restoration in Eating Disorder Recovery Avoid these Avoidable Triggers in order to Avoid a Relapse! Weight Restoration is your Moment of Truth. Are You Ready to KICK ED’S ASS once and for all? Or are you going to let him defeat you… again?  When you come face to face with ED, he is going to… Continue reading The Survival Guide to Weight Restoration in Eating Disorder Recovery.

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TFOS’s Ongoing List of Long-Term Coping Skills

So you’ve finally kicked ED to the curb! Can I getta “HELL YEAH!” The whole world is now your oyster! It’s quite difficult to let go of something that has, for so long, consumed 99.9% of your time. Many of us face preceding feelings of confusion and loss once our eating disorder is out of… Continue reading TFOS’s Ongoing List of Long-Term Coping Skills

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Little Miss Perfect’s Approach to Coping Skills in ED Recovery

Of course, I am mocking myself in the title (chuckle). So we have all heard by now the connection between Eating Disorders and Anxiety Disorders. The two should get a room already! Some would say that anxiety causes, drives, or at least heightens eating disorder behaviors. Therefore, the intelligent approach would be to tackle anxiety first, or at least simultaneously! But… Continue reading Little Miss Perfect’s Approach to Coping Skills in ED Recovery

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The Difference Between LONG-TERM and IMMEDIATE Coping Skills (and why you need both)

I will start this post by pointing out a realization I had on… my own. Throughout all my years of treatment, and through all of my research on the web, I have not found one other person to point this out to me… BUT ITS SO OBVIOUS! THERE ARE TWO VERY DIFFERENT TYPES OF POSITIVE COPING… Continue reading The Difference Between LONG-TERM and IMMEDIATE Coping Skills (and why you need both)