Blog Posts

It’s been a while…

I thought my absence from this blog reflected having more pressing things to attend to (with school and work being back in full swing) but I realized this afternoon that it might be a reflection of the larger trend of not prioritizing my own recovery or self-care. With school once again providing a competitive atmosphere [...]

10 Free Mental Health Apps

With the power of technology and connection these days we really have the ability to make or break habits in the palm of our hands. Taking responsibility for my social media usage and the kind of content I engage with has been really beneficial in my recovery journey. Battling mental illness can be nothing short [...]

I'm feeling challenged right now. There's some sort of September Stress nipping at my heels. A stone in the pit of my stomach as a nagging reminder of of how this time of year typically goes. That queasy nightmare feeling. If I went from four stressors in the summer I must be at 44 by [...]

Remember Your WHY – Coping with Triggers in Eating Disorder Recovery

In most eating disorder recovery groups I've attended the inevitable debate about how to deal with triggering information always comes up. Some people believe there's no point in censoring what patients share because triggers are (truthfully) unavoidable. Others believe that creating the safest space possible is important for navigating early recovery. Personally, I think I [...]