Learning how to love oneself can be at the core of healing from a mental illness. Here, we review a book of poetry that aims to help you learn and practice techniques for self-love.
A look into the relationship between addiction and eating disorders like anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating. And a discussion of their treatment. Take hope!
Is There Ever Too Much Exercise? An Intro to The Adonis Complex & Orthorexia Nervosa.
Shannon Kopp shares her personal experiences from entering rehabilitation for eating disorders. Learn what you can expect and what the author wishes she had known, in this article.
A child who is ignored may engage in attention-getting activities that are destined to produce negative results. More here from expert Dr. Gregory Jantz on the relationship between neglect and comforting behaviors…and patterns of child development here.
Is an eating disorder really an addiction? How does this compulsive behavior fool us into the illusion of safety? If you’re looking to learn about the true dangers of eating disorders, expert Dr. Gregory Jantz explains more here.
The Dietary Guidelines for Americans, first published in 1980, provides science based advice to promote health and to reduce risk for chronic diseases through diet and physical activity. We tell you what’s in the most recent guidelines in a short synopsis.
66% of American adults are overweight or obese, according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. Binging is an extreme behavior related to food…but is it an addiction? We explore this taboo subject, and take a look at diagnostic limitations of binging here.
In this short post, we identify the two distinct eating disorder types (anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa) and relate them to the physical, psychological and spiritual underpinnings of any addiction.
Battling caffeine addiction, I talk to Kara Sorenson, a licensed acupuncturist. Her acupressure technique worked (temporarily) for me, a coffee junkie. Here I explain what happened and my thoughts on thought – replacement.