How to prevent a relapse from slowing down or completely undermining your disordered eating recovery.
"I go into a zone where I just say screw the scale, I’m going to eat. And nothing can stop me." This feeling of being both IN control ("I'll do what I want") and OUT of control ("OMG, what the hell am I doing!?") at the same time, was the story of my life for twenty… Continue reading It’s like I’m possessed! Once I start I don’t stop.
Are you struggling with massive urges to eat eat eat while you’re in self isolation, lockdown or quarantine? You are not alone!! The world is emotional eating right now. This crisis is frightening. And it’s totally normal to feel helpless, hopeless and afraid.It’s only natural to turn to food for comfort. So…. I had a… Continue reading How To Stop Emotional Eating During The Coronavirus Crisis
“Just stop eating so much” they say. “Just don’t put that crap in your mouth!”So you...- wake up the next morning committed to eating perfectly and not pigging out on crap today.- Catch yourself walking to the vending machine after lunch to get a little something to lift your spirits.- Pull into the nearest gas… Continue reading ATTENTION: Guinea Pigs needed!
A client who’s just been through a nasty break up said to me today, “I understand that I should choose a career that I love, but if I had all of that and he wasn’t in it, then I don’t see the point of it all.” All of us can relate to that right? What’s… Continue reading Why you should choose a career before choosing a partner
A Big Hairy Audacious Goal, or BHAG (pronounced Bee-HAG) is "a powerful way to stimulate progress". First conceived by Jim Collins in the book, Built to Last, "a BHAG is clear and compelling, needing little explanation; people get it right away. Think of the NASA moon mission of the 1960s. The best BHAGs require both… Continue reading Do you have a Bee HAG? You better – Or a life of mediocrity awaits.
What a shock to find that a Circle of Life that I had completed just two years ago (almost to the day) was vastly different to the one that I completed this morning!! What a difference two years, a new job, and a shed load of self-development can make. Please indulge me as I indulge… Continue reading What a difference two years makes!
Late last night I received a facebook message from a wonderful gal who I know through doing a Recovery 2.0 online course with Tommy Rosen three years ago. She's a bright-eyed, bushy-tailed, gorgeous, glowing woman who was both able to be vulnerable about her own pain while compassionate and supportive of everyone else's. She was much… Continue reading Jealousy – the gorgeous little whispers about what we really want.
My mum's boyfriend is an incredible businessman who believes in the 3 Ds of success: Drive. Determination. Discipline. When it comes to my full recovery from bulimia in 2019, I have the drive and determination of a horny rhinoceros, but the discipline? The third D would appear to be sorely absent. And not just when… Continue reading Developing the third “D” – Discipline
We dream of becoming the butterfly that flutters deep within us. But what does it really mean to radically transform from a crazed caterpillar into a bold butterfly? Take fitness as an example: If I was completely unfit (which I am not, but if I was) and was to radically transform my fitness, then going… Continue reading What is “radical transformation” anyway?