Recovery

Does Therapy Really Work? & My Top Posts All About My Experience With It!

Does Therapy Really Work? & My Top Posts All About My Experience With It!

Today, I’m going back to another therapy appointment. People often ask me if I think therapy really works. I can only speak from my personal experience when I say it changed my life. For the better. But the question is valid. Can sitting in front […]

Health Is Your Greatest Wealth, But How Rich Are You Really?

Health Is Your Greatest Wealth, But How Rich Are You Really?

We live in a society that dictates how our bodies should look. We’re spoon fed with information about low carb & fat-free diets. We’re taught that weight loss is the ultimate goal & that our worth is defined by our ability to satisfy unrealistic beauty […]

Insecurities: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly.

Insecurities: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly.

Let’s talk about INSECURITIES. We all have them. Whether they have to do with our physical appearance or abilities, our mental state of mind, success at work, school in life or our adequacy at maintaining friendships or relationships, insecurities are something we all deal with. […]

Flashback To A Year Ago: There’s A Time & Place For Everything.

Flashback To A Year Ago: There’s A Time & Place For Everything.

Swipe left. Same girl. Same outfit. A year apart. A year ago to the day, I went to my first yoga class after being in recovery for 3 months. It was the first form of exercise approved by my treatment team after having basically been […]

Why I Went Back To Therapy & The Top 5 Ways I Found Mental Stability.

Why I Went Back To Therapy & The Top 5 Ways I Found Mental Stability.

Today, I went back to therapy. I’m not ashamed to admit it. Therapy was the stepping stone to getting my life back & deciding to recover from my eating disorder. But guess what? It took me a long time to accept that I really wanted […]

Opening Up About My Slip-Ups & About Why Sometimes, It’s Harder Than EVER To Silence ED.

Opening Up About My Slip-Ups & About Why Sometimes, It’s Harder Than EVER To Silence ED.

Does everyone who recovers from an eating disorder relapse? No. Do some people who recover from an ED relapse? Yes. Did I relapse? Not quite, but I’m in & out. What does a relapse really mean anyway? In the same way that eating disorders don’t […]

Opening Up About My Highs & Lows In Recovery & Why Self-Awareness Is Key.

Opening Up About My Highs & Lows In Recovery & Why Self-Awareness Is Key.

REAL TALK: I’ve been having highs & lows with recovery lately. I still believe recovery is one of the best things that ever happened to me & I still believe in it wholeheartedly. Truth is, I wouldn’t be here today without it. Although I’ve always […]

Real Talk: Why It’s So Hard For Me To Settle For Progress, Not Perfection.

Real Talk: Why It’s So Hard For Me To Settle For Progress, Not Perfection.

Real talk: I won’t lie, I hesitated before posting these pics. I judged myself one time too many. I questioned how I looked. I criticized my body because it doesn’t look the same after a full day of food in my belly. I wondered if […]

Why The Only Approval You Should Seek Is Your Own.

Why The Only Approval You Should Seek Is Your Own.

I read a quote the other day & it’s been lingering in my mind ever since. Would you do all the things you normally do if you knew nobody was watching? When was the last time you did something good for yourself or somebody else, […]

How I Chose To Master My Feelings VS. Letting Them Become My Master.

How I Chose To Master My Feelings VS. Letting Them Become My Master.

Once you feel something once, it’s harboured forever somewhere in your heart. It comes & goes & at times, it becomes more or less powerful but it’s always there. Whether it be a feeling of love, hate, anger, disappointment, gratitude, pure bliss or utter sadness, […]