Monthly Archives: September 2013

WHAT IS ABSTINENCE WHEN IT COMES TO FOOD ADDICTION?

Defining abstinence around food is different to defining abstinence around substances, though there are also some similarities.  Initially it is about abstaining from the compulsive behaviour which can be: eating on emotions, eating when bored, using food as a coping mechanism, … Continue reading

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“WE DON’T HAVE TO BE GOOD AT EVERYTHING”

Today in the group I run for disordered eating we focused on not being perfect.  We read the following, from Inner Harvest a Hazelden Publication: We don’t have to be good at everything. An overachieving “superperson” is hard to live with, … Continue reading

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