5 Magic Tricks for Recovery

While I can't wave a magic wand, I can offer these! Be Honest Eating disorders are like mold. Yucky, I know. But they thrive in dark and...

Let's Talk About Meds

It is not uncommon for someone struggling with food to also be struggling with a mental health issue such as depression, anxiety, OCD,...

Tolerating Uncertainty

These are strange times we're living in. It seems like the rug's been suddenly pulled out from under us and no one knows what to expect....

What To Do When You Hate Balance

Does the word balance make you go blah? A client of mine felt even more strongly about it. "I've realized that I hate balance", she told...

Don't Judge Recovery By The Middle

It can be tough to be in the middle. I should know, being a middle child and all. ;) But seriously. The middle of recovery isn’t very...

In 2020, I Will...

Are you a "resolutions" kind of person? If so, I'm curious about what your resolutions might have sounded like in the past. Were they...

The Voices on the Bus

If your mind is a bus, then the voices on that bus sure can go 'round and 'round! I first heard the bus metaphor from Thom Rutledge,...

I Am Not a Perfect Mom

And it's ok. It took me a while to learn this, though. It was not an easy journey. Along the way, I realized that my struggle had many...

The How-To of Self-Care

Self-care has become a trendy concept; but what does it really mean and why is it important for our health?

Calling All Perfectionists

“I think perfectionism is just a high-end, haute couture version of fear. I think perfectionism is just fear in fancy shoes and a mink...

Shame at Every Size

If you are trying to escape the clutches of chronic dieting or in recovery from an eating disorder, you may have noticed that poor body...

Little Kids, Big Feelings

Dear Dina, My son is six years old and has recently put on a lot of weight. Ever since noticing his weight gain, I haven’t been letting...