gifts of eating disorder recovery

EMOTIONAL GIFTS OF EATING DISORDER RECOVERY | addiction freedom

Emotional gifts of eating disorder recovery, and truly recovery from any type of addiction, may be a strange concept to think of so let me elaborate. When locked in an eating disorder or other addiction, one is partially using food, drugs, substances, alcohol, excessive shopping, gambling, internet, social media and the list goes on, to […]

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Recovery and healthy relationships

RECOVERY and HEALTHY RELATIONSHIPS | Gifts of Eating Disorder Recovery

The gifts of eating disorder recovery are immense and incredible. In our other two posts on the topic of recovery, we focused on the meaning of GIFTS OF EATING DISORDER RECOVERY and Physical Freedom as a Gift of Eating Disorder Recovery. Eating disorder recovery in regards to relationships can mean the relationship to food, relationship to […]

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freedom in eating disorder recovery

Eating Disorder Recovery-Physical Freedom | E.Ives, MFT

 PHYSICAL FREEDOM IN EATING DISORDER RECOVERY Physical freedom as one of the many gifts of eating disorder recovery, are usually the most difficult ones to embrace. In early recovery it often feels more like physical punishment than physical freedom. Having to experience the physical discomfort of one’s changing body can be agonizing. Then on top […]

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GIFTS OF EATING DISORDER RECOVERY | Recovery Psychotherapy Calabasas

GIFTS OF EATING DISORDER RECOVERY| Recovery Psychotherapy Calabasas If you are in the early stages of eating disorder recovery, the concept of the gifts of eating disorder recovery may understandably be a difficult concept to grasp. If you are further along on your journey of recovery, you may know more of what I am referring […]

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Eating Disorders and Apps

Eating Disorders and Apps-Toxic or Healthy Relationship | Recovery Expert

Eating Disorders and Apps-Toxic or Healthy Relationship| Recovery Expert Who knew that eating disorders and apps would be in the same sentence? I don’t know that anyone knew, but what I do know is that eating disorders are insidious. They will use whatever vices are available to make sure the sufferer is obedient and makes […]

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Sports Therapist Los Angeles | Olympics athletes and emotions…living in the moment in greatness

Sports Therapist Los Angeles | Body Image Wow, wow, wow…can you only imagine the experiences of the olympic athletes and the emotions they must endure? As a sports therapist Los Angeles, I must say that the Olympics have done a beautiful job introducing our athletes as REAL people, the commercials have spoken about GREATNESS being […]

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Mindfulness and CBT bring good news, you are not your mind

Mindfulness means focus, it means being rather than doing, it is a concentrated effort to experience the present moment.  It is the practice of noticing our thoughts, body sensations and emotions with a curious and nonjudgmental attitude.  Regular mindfulness practice enhances our ability to deal with distressing emotions and the thoughts associated with these emotions.  By cultivating the […]

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Hidden Secrets that Promote & Glorify Eating Disorders | Eating Disorder Treatment Calabasas

Erica Ives, MFT, CEDS and founder of Mindfulpath, Inc. in Calabasas needs YOUR help to expose these deadly dangers and help you with Eating Disorder Treatment Calabasas Have you ever heard of this secret language known as “Pro-Ana” or “Pro-Mia” that has been continually emerging on the Internet?  Well, It is time to further expose […]

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Self-care and a mindful breath-inhale then exhale

Calabasas Psychotherapy – Self-care and a mindful breath- inhale then exhale   Self-care simply starts by taking a mindful breath, inhale then exhale. While this may sound like a cliché, it is true. It is not only true, it is simple. Yes, simple. With every breath, you are making a mindful decision that you want to live. Making a decision […]

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