Self Care

Spring Time Blues

The weather is warming, daylight lasts longer, and the world seems to be blooming...and it expects you to be doing the same. This month, we feature a very important blog post by Carolina Partners in Mental HealthCare, PLLC that highlights the pressure we may feel to present ourselves to the world as happy, energetic, and… Continue reading Spring Time Blues

Eating Disorder Recovery, Education

Is ‘National Nutrition Month’ a Recovery-Positive Campaign?

As registered dietitians dedicated to the prevention and evidence-based treatment of eating disorders and disordered eating, we found ourselves asking the following questions leading into National Nutrition Month®: Does National Nutrition Month® (NNM) align with Eating Disorder/Disordered Eating (ED/DE) recovery? As Health At Every Size® (HAES) informed professionals, to what extent might we ethically support… Continue reading Is ‘National Nutrition Month’ a Recovery-Positive Campaign?

Body Image

What’s Love Got to Do with It?

En lieu of Valentine’s Day and with love on the mind, we thought to follow suite with February’s blog theme in a post about self love. Except, we won’t be talking about self love. Instead, we’re going to re-frame “self love” as “self acceptance.” Why? Hopefully the answer will be evident by the end of… Continue reading What’s Love Got to Do with It?

Self Care

Don’t Give It All Away

Hello, Everyone! This month we are breaking up the holiday chatter (but also...Happy Holidays!) to share with you all a candid, quite raw rendition of one's experience of navigating relationships in recovery and traversing the journey of healing from co-dependency.  We love this timeless reminder that no matter what type of relationships we are fostering… Continue reading Don’t Give It All Away

Eating Disorder Recovery, Self Care

Holiday Survival Guide: ED Recovery

Here we are again. It's holiday time. Regardless of what, when, where, or how you celebrate, the hustle and bustle of the season has the potential to be overwhelming and sometimes, downright scary. So how do we navigate nourishment of our bodies and our minds in the midst of the chaos? Check out these ideas… Continue reading Holiday Survival Guide: ED Recovery

Body Image, Eating Disorder Recovery

The Jeans Don’t Fit

Body image is defined by The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) in the following terms: Body image is how you see yourself when you look in the mirror or when you picture yourself in your mind. It encompasses: What you believe about your own appearance (including your memories, assumptions, and generalizations). How you feel about… Continue reading The Jeans Don’t Fit

Eating Disorder Recovery, Self Care

Dear Me

I wrote this letter to myself at a painfully pivotal point in my life.  I still read it regularly and hope it provides a sense of safety, hope, and unity to others that may need it. -Lindsey M. Yemc, MS, RD, LDN This is a letter to yourself when things seem impossible.  Read this when… Continue reading Dear Me