Posts tagged yoga and eating disorder recovery
When Love Comes From Within, It Can't Be Taken Away

Guest contributor Nicole DiGrazia shares how messaging from the fitness and fad diet industries contributed to her eating disorder and how she learned to allow love in to help her heal and live an addiction-free life.

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Out of Anorexia, On My Own Path

“Anorexia was myself screaming that I was unhappy, that I was not doing what I love, that I was living without joy and inner satisfaction.” Read guest contributor Stella Koutri’s story of eating disorder recovery and healing, and how she is now helping others reconnect with their bodies through Yoga and other forms of movement.

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We Are More Than Our Bodies

Guest contributor Cara shares how her travels around the world studying Yoga and meditation helped her redefine her relationship with her body in unexpected and powerful ways. Read on to learn how Cara applies the philosophies of Yoga in her daily life and eating disorder recovery journey.

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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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My Journey Overcoming an Eating Disorder and Addiction

“I always felt that if I looked perfect on the outside, no one would know what a mess I was on the inside.” Guest contributor Crystal Hampton shares her story of overcoming an eating disorder and addiction and offers others hope to keep going on their personal journeys. Read more about Crystal’s story and what has helped her maintain recovery.

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Yoga Tools For Quieting Body Comparing Thinking

Body comparing thoughts can take over our minds like a wildfire, leaving us empty of confidence and consumed with self-doubt. If you are often distracted with body comparing thoughts, here’s 5 of my favorite hands-on Yoga tools to quiet body comapring thinking and practice becoming more present.

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