Tag Archives: recovery

Inside The battles of an anorexic mind

Today is World Eating Disorders Action Day (#WeDoAct) is a grassroots movement designed for and by people affected by an eating disorder, their families, and the medical and health professionals who support them. (http://www.worldeatingdisordersday.org/) One of the greatest strengths of grassroots movements is the power of our stories. Today’s guest blogger will remain anonymous, but they have the […]

Asking God for signs and other dubious undertakings

I love talking about spirituality and the things that bring meaning, passion, and purpose to people’s lives. Doing this as a clinician invites a lot of questions about God, the Universe, and Everything. I’m no expert on faith – I’m pretty sure that’s an oxymoron. I do enjoy people like Anne Lamott and Richard Rohr […]

Meta Recovery: Building a life second to none

Remaining open to change in mind and spirit isn’t easy. Our own fears and insecurities often lead us to isolate, drink, use, or binge eat, restrictive eat, over exercise, under exercise…. Manipulating our own little world gives the illusion of power in a Universe that can feel so chaotic. Taking action is important to recovery, […]

Addiction in the family: We are increasing community support

Last night’s “Addiction in the Family” event at the B.A.R.N. was a remarkable success. The turnout and participation were incredible. It was amazing to see so many new faces and old friends. Tons of existing support groups were represented. It was so cool to see people in long term recovery sharing their experience, strength, and […]