Triggers in Recovery – Building Sanctuary Within

One roadblock I seem to keep hitting in recovery is when other people talk about what they eat. I've learned about selective attention and other psychological phenomena in my studies but its funny to feel it in action where it almost seems like when someone says something that threatens my eating disorder, they're saying it in [...]

Activities to Distract Yourself while you wait for the storm to pass

I've been there. I know what it's like to battle unhealthy thoughts and urges. Sometimes there's nothing you can do except ride the wave and wait for the feelings to pass. Distractions help. Which is why I've compiled a list of some of the activities I've found help me cruise out the crisis mode until [...]

01-04 Gratitude

Inspired by this prompt, it never hurts to express gratitude for what you have. Here are a few for me today. What are you grateful for today? The lovely B&B I'm currently staying in with my wonderful boyfriend. The opportunity and resources to travel Pre-programmed coffee maker that woke me up with its gentle gurgling. [...]