Understanding Eating Disorders – Video

[author title=”Emmy Gilmour” author_id=”Emmy Gilmour”] For National Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2016, The Recover Clinic created a video that demonstrates how both sufferers and non-sufferers understand eating disorders.

Reaching Out to Recovery

[author title=”Ellie Parkins” author_id=”Ellie Parkins”] Hello! I’m Ellie, the Clinical Treatment Advisor at The Recover Clinic. Here at the clinic, we know how difficult it can be to ask for help, and particularly so when you have an eating disorder that pretends to be your best friend. I wanted to share some insight into the steps … Read more Reaching Out to Recovery

Patient to Professional

[author title=”Ellie Parkins” author_id=”Ellie Parkins”] How many times have you looked at your work to-do list and felt a mild panic wash over you from head to toe? Now, imagine dealing with this same stress, whilst also recovering from an eating disorder…a tough ask to say the least. As we’ve already mentioned, the theme for this … Read more Patient to Professional

Do Not Stop Yourself From Feeling What You Need To Feel

The time has come for me to write my very own graduation blog. I am graduating from Recover on 23rd February and I will be celebrating three years in Recovery on 31st March. It has been a crazy and colourful three years, I have to say. When I think back to where I was three … Read more Do Not Stop Yourself From Feeling What You Need To Feel

Eating Disorders in the workplace: How to maintain your recovery when you’re working

When you have an eating disorder, most of the time some of the simplest things or most common activities can feel disrupted. What can make things even more difficult is finding a way to do this in an environment where other people may not understand. Or worse still, an environment that fosters negative emotions and … Read more Eating Disorders in the workplace: How to maintain your recovery when you’re working

What Is Recover All About?

[author title=”Lucy Bonner” author_id=”Lucy Bonner”] As the clinic assistant at The Recover Clinic, I’m frequently asked by friends and family not only what I actually do, but what The Recover Clinic is all about.   I decided to ask Emmy Gilmour, our founder and Clinical Director what had motivated her to establish such a fantastic community … Read more What Is Recover All About?

The Magic of Making Mistakes

The Magic of Making Mistakes   “The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.” – Elbert Hubbard   Making mistakes is a fundamental part of life. We can learn from ourselves and others around us making mistakes. We can look at what we might feel were … Read more The Magic of Making Mistakes

Today Is a Bad Day, But I’ll Call It An Anomaly

[author title=”Lily Morrison-Bell” author_id=”Lily Morrison-Bell”] I wanted to start this piece asking you how your day was.  Or with a metaphor. Like some crass-but-albeit-true metaphor about how life is a river, with twists and turns, depths and shallows, cliffs and riverbanks, yet all the while maintaining its river status. The river representing the soul on … Read more Today Is a Bad Day, But I’ll Call It An Anomaly