Do You Have a Love-Hate Relationship With the Eating Disorder?

Swinging between love and hate for the eating disorder is exhausting. In this post, I share about the tug of war I experienced between love and hate in my personal journey, and how I learned that these extremes were a barrier to accepting myself. Read the full post to learn how to shift out of love-hate and work toward acceptance of your whole self.

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Tips for Practicing Kindness Toward Your Body in Yoga

I can remember a time when I felt so incredibly angry at my body; kindness was the last thing on my mind. AND I also know we don't have to stay stuck in that place of anger or fear or loathing. Treating our bodies with small acts of kindness each day is one powerful way we heal the eating disorder, and yoga practices are a safe place to begin giving it a try.

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The Freedom in Taking Up Space

Guest contributor Hannah Trowell shares about the role of dancing, relationships, and ideal beauty standards on her mental health, and how yoga helped her reclaim an appreciation for her body as the uniqueness of all bodies. Read Hannah’s story of eating disorder recovery.

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My Fence (Poem)

D. Collins shares a moving poem about the very real, visceral fear of coming down from her battered and worn fence that kept her safe and held her secrets. You will be inspired by Collins’ creative way of talking about letting go of the eating disorder and acknowledging that she can, in fact, be alive without it.

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It Starts With a Dream (Poem)

“Envision no scales, no number games to play, No judgmental chatter, only kind words to say.” Read this beautiful poem about freedom from an eating disorder. Guest contributor D. Collins invites you to believe in your own dream of healing and join her in “discover[ing] a place that is peaceful and free.”

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I Am So Over Good Food/Bad Food Talk!

I am so over "good" and "bad" food talk. Like, so completely over it! This kind of messaging is hurting our children. It's probably hurt you. I know it's hurt me. It has to stop, and it begins within ourselves. Learn how Yoga helped me let go of morality beliefs around food, and how it can help you too.

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