5 Lessons On Anorexia and Depression Recovery

Woman on a bed reading Rupi Kaur book

The last seven months have been another extremely challenging time for me and my mental health. In 2015 I was diagnosed with anorexia and placed under the care of the YCED outpatient team for a year. In the years that passed, I restored the weight I lost, but never really fixed my bad relationship with … Read more 5 Lessons On Anorexia and Depression Recovery

The Importance Of Friendships During Recovery

Author – Laura Muth   International Friendship Day provides a good opportunity to reflect on the friendships in our lives and how important they are. Humans possess an instinctive need to make friends and with good reason; friends can provide physical assistance and emotional support to improve health and well-being. Friendships become more important than … Read more The Importance Of Friendships During Recovery

Reflections on Riding the Waves in Recovery

This current season has provided an opportunity to pause and reflect on what I have learnt in recovery. The journey hasn’t been easy, but I have come to appreciate all the victories, and am gradually understanding that mistakes are not a bad thing, but a way that we learn and grow into our most authentic … Read more Reflections on Riding the Waves in Recovery

What Recovery Means to Me

Freedom. Self-acceptance. Growth. When I think about recovery these three words speak volumes to me. I used to emphasise recovery heavily on weight restoration but now I realise this is just a side effect of healing trauma. Similarly, rebuilding a healthier relationship with food happens when you work through the pain that the eating disorder … Read more What Recovery Means to Me