Weight Gain

Weight Gain

Why does it seem like I’m gaining weight in my stomach?  This may be a question posed by individuals in recovery from anorexia.  When one begins to refeed a malnourished body, weight will often distribute to the stomach first to protect vital organs.  As the body...

Anxiety

Anxiety

You need to worry! While this may sound counterintuitive, we are actually hard wired for anxiety, as it ensures our survival.   Unfortunately, this well meaning mechanism can easily spiral out of control, with one anxious thought begetting another and another. ...

Metabolism And Your Eating Disorder

Metabolism And Your Eating Disorder

Metabolism, in its simplest sense, is the rate at which your body burns calories. In a broader sense it is complex network of hormones and enzymes responsible for converting food into fuel, while also determining how efficiently you burn that fuel. Many people think...

Freedom From Fear Based Beliefs

Freedom From Fear Based Beliefs

Latest talk: "Freedom from Fear-Based Beliefs" ~ www.tarabrach.com. "My prayer to god every day is ‘Remove the veils so I might see what is really happening here and not be intoxicated by my stories and my fears.’" - Elizabeth Lesser

How To Heal From Pain

How To Heal From Pain

"The way to heal pain, the only way, is to feel and release it.  Your pain is your pain. Your fear, desperation, and resentments are yours, too.  All these emotions belong to you.  Feel them, learn from them, and let them go" (Melody Beattie, Journey to the Heart,...