Our volunteer, Lucy, talks openly about her challenges and confusions around self-care and how she came to regard it as crucial to connection, and joy. I used to think that self-care was a kind of hobby; enjoyed by those who had the time and money for massages and manicures. I also considered it a tad … Read more The Self-Care Conundrum: why those who feel they don’t deserve it are the ones who need it most.
Marissa, our Naturopathic Nutritional Therapist, shares how best to look after yourself after binging and purging… Purging – whether that is by vomiting or abusing laxatives or over exercising – is physically and emotionally destructive. When someone starts purging, it’s common to feel elated and bursting with energy. Yet, as time passes, the purging stops … Read more Caring for yourself after purging