Posts tagged recovery
Eating Disorder Rules Are Meant to Be Broken

Guest contributor Morganne Skinner shares how her innocent drive to be a great athlete turned into years of living with anorexia, bulimia, and orthorexia. With the support of her husband and her resolve for happiness and freedom, Morganne shares how she is working hard every day to break eating disorder rules and find enjoyment in her life.

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Breathe In, Begin. Breathe Out, Again.

“I continued to move my body in this new, strange way. I felt parts of me engage, physically and emotionally, that I had never engaged before. I started to breathe more in this new way; a way that seemed to soothe my heightened senses and provide moments of peace and silence in my over-stimulated mind.” Read guest contributor Allyson Pesta’s powerfully honest story of eating disorder recovery and how yoga, despite her initial reluctance, taught her she is enough.

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Breaking Free of "Good Food, Bad Food" Talk

Right and wrong, good and bad, and the many-layered meanings of these words have been applied to food, turning the act of nourishing our bodies into an issue of morality. Unraveling morality-based beliefs about food and our self-worth is essential to forging true healing in eating disorder recovery. I’m happy to share this excerpt from my new book, Body Mindful Yoga, on how to call on yoga to embrace your innate goodness and challenge morality language about food.

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