By Ellie Make your bedroom a sanctuary Your bedroom is YOUR space. What can you do this weekend to make it feel extra safe and comfortable? Perhaps you could do with some more candles and cushions, or a small space for a mediation corner? The more you make your bedroom a sanctuary for comfortability and … Read more 5 things to do this weekend to keep your recovery on track
By our Arts Therapist, Dafni Today is World Kindness Day, but how does one start looking at what kindness is – how do we define it or describe it? At dictionary.com it is defined as “The state or quality of being kind”. Personally, I don’t think this is very helpful. It leads me to wonder … Read more How do we define “kindness”?
By our client, Kirstin… I’m ill as I write this (no, not the eating disorder thing). The seasonal virus-fest is partying its way around town and exposure to too much shared public air has left my immune system desperately needing a holiday. Anyway as it is, I’m currently on my second day of being at … Read more “Recovery is about challenging the belief that it’s wrong to be kind to ourselves”
By Ellie I read an interesting opinion piece in the Guardian recently titled: “We need to rethink how we classify mental illness”. Within the article, Tamara Kayali Browne argues that the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) neglects the context of someone’s mental health disorder when listing diagnostic criteria. The DSM – the latest … Read more The point where eating disorder treatment goes wrong