Posts in coping skills
Erin(convo) - Kicking the Scale: A Journey to Recovery

In my conversation with Erin, she and I talk about friendships in eating disorder recovery, eating disorders in college athletes, raising a child with food allergies, recovery tips and goals, and more.

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Erin(story) - Kicking the Scale: A Journey to Recovery

Erin struggled with an eating disorder as a star soccer player and has a unique perspective on eating disorders in college athletes. She is also the author of a children’s book based on her son Austin who has severe food allergies. In her story Erin sheds some light on how to work your recovery even when there are very real food limitations involved.

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Amy(convo) - Finding Joy After Her Struggle With an Eating Disorder

In our conversation, Amy and I talk more about religion & God, social media in recovery, weight gain post weight restoration, when weight changes with age, southern smash, and more.

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Amy(story) - Finding Joy After Her Struggle with an Eating Disorder

Amy’s story tells of her experiences with an eating disorder and major depression, as well as the power that her scale had over her. She talks about how amazing her life is now, and how her faith and religion helped her recover.

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Sam - Sharing Sparkly Light on ED Recovery

In her story, Sam reads two eerily similar  journal entries written several years apart. What they both have in common? The last sentence which says, “I want to be me again”. In our conversation, we talk about orthorexia and how it is portrayed in the media and on social media, yoga, and the benefits of having hard conversations with people that we love.

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Elena - Shake Up Your Life, Reshape Your World!

Elena reads a chapter from her upcoming book that tells of her struggle with binge eating disorder and bulimia from a young age. In our conversation we talk about how visualization and inner child work helped her heal, as well as EDs and recovery in Italy, and advice for mothers of children with EDs.

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Sarah(convo) - Recovered, Heart vs. Head, ED Recovery Coach

In my conversation with Sarah, she and I talk more about eating disorders and identity, spirituality and meditation, body image, how to deal with friends who diet, and more.

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Bonus Episode - Meditation Bit

In this Meditation Bit, Kristen reads 3 meditations from the book “The Radiance Sutras” by Lorin Roche which is a translation of the tantric text the Bhairavan Tantra. Two of the three meditations discuss how you can use your pain and wounds as portals into healing. 

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Amanda - A Recovery Journey to Self-Love

Amanda tells about her struggles and relapses with anorexia and depression and shares treatment tools She and I talk about our experiences with residential treatment, coping skills and motivation in recovery, blind weights, relationships, and more.

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