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Often in my office I hear from my clients how they need to recover. The word need is often followed with words like should or have to and the burden my client feels is palpable. I don’t blame people for feeling this way or for feeling as though they need to recover, the challenge is… Read More

I always find this time of year really interesting because of how quickly the focus shifts from holiday celebrations to what we are going to change about ourselves in the upcoming year. Don’t get me wrong, I am all about self improvement but sometimes it seems we can push a little too hard on January… Read More

Happy New Years Eve! Often January can be a very difficult time for individuals working on their recovery because so often we are surrounded by people who set New Years resolutions that are focused on weight loss and getting in shape. It is hard to hold onto your recovery when January rolls around and the… Read More

Just writing a quick post to wish you all a beautiful Christmas Eve/holiday season. This time of year is one of my favourites because it is a time when I am blessed enough to spend a few days with those I love most, doing the simple things like sharing a meal and playing with my… Read More

The holidays, while a beautiful time for many, can be a really big challenge for individuals who struggle with an eating disorder. Not only is food a part of just about every event that takes place but it seems to creep into our regular day to day in ways that aren’t typical (like the never… Read More

If you have ever been betrayed read this   I was scrolling the internet this week for articles on betrayal because it seems to be popping up in my office quite a bit lately. Interestingly, the holidays, while bringing lots of warmth and joy, can also bring up memories of the injuries that have happened… Read More

December is a big month. It is filled with so much joy and celebration, often cozy evenings and fun filled festive events. It is also a month that can bring up a lot. It is difficult to carry so many feelings at once and to often feel torn between feeling excited about what the season… Read More

Have you ever asked yourself this question? Not in relation to the statement we so frequently throw around “I would be happy if” but in the actual, sit down and reflect kind of way? What is it that actually makes you happy? Lots of things temporarily add joy to our lives: new clothes, a new… Read More

When we are in the process of working through our eating disorder recovery, our anxiety is going to be incredibly high with life feeling as though it’s dishing out threats at every chance. Recovery is hard, Eating Disorders are hard. Our anxiety system evolved because it helped our species survive from both real and perceived… Read More

Sometimes in relationships people do things that are extremely hurtful and can cause us a lot of pain. Feelings get hurt and trying to reconcile how someone you love can also be the perpetrator of your pain is extremely difficult. Human being are flawed and we all make mistakes, some greater than others. Where I… Read More