Thoughts on Commitment in Recovery

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Commitment in anything is a funny concept. Something about dedicating yourself to something wholly can be terrifying, ask anyone who has ever had cold feet the weeks or night before their wedding! I had cold feet before I was married, not because I was worried about spending the rest of my life with him but

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Conquering Self-Sabotaging Behaviours

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I’m pretty sure everyone has encountered a moment of self-sabbotage at some point. If you are fighting for recovery from an eating disorder, trying to change a habit, working at not procrastinating at school or work, trying to get a raise; whatever it is, chances are you’ve gotten in your own way. Whether it’s self

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5 Ways To Ensure A Productive Therapy Appointment

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I have been in therapy or counselling for more than half of my life. I won’t go into the long and short of it but I know a lot about what happens on the other side of closed doors. I spent most of my years in therapy either being intentionally hard to read or challenging

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There is no end to the pose

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Today I was in yoga class and the teacher said “There is no end to the pose”. In my recovery I was always looking for the end. When will this process be over. When I gained x number of pounds? When I was symptom free for x amount of time? When I was happy with

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Thoughts on Emotional Connection in Recovery

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I have a really big feeling that I have written about this topic before (here it is!), but there is just so much to say, I’m going to do it again. For the longest time I thought that I didn’t feel emotion like other people. I had very little attachment to people and I felt

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