Finding Meaning in Life Without an Eating Disorder

[author title=”Anna Clutton” author_id=”Anna Clutton”] “Recovery” is a pretty scary word. Don’t get me wrong – it’s exciting, desperately hopeful, and ‘magical’ even, but it’s damn scary. When you start your journey it seems impossible, incoherent, totally unattainable – but slowly, very slowly, it opens up before you and becomes something you can touch (just … Read more Finding Meaning in Life Without an Eating Disorder

Cinderella, a Recovery Version

[author title=”Chrissy Kapartis” author_id=”Chrissy Kapartis”] Princess Isla wasn’t always the calm, free presence that she is now. Her subjects remarked everyday with awe at her gentleness and kindness in ruling her kingdom. Such a loving woman must’ve had a loving upbringing, they thought. But Isla’s life wasn’t always so happy and pure. You see, when … Read more Cinderella, a Recovery Version

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

The Importance of Desserts

[author title=”Chrissy Kapartis” author_id=”Chrissy Kapartis”] “But sugar is bad for you!” How many times have you heard this statement?  In today’s “health” conscious society, these words are considered fact, the denial of sugar is considered key to have a “healthy” diet.  Sugar itself is a type of carbohydrate. Carbohydrates are a food group.  So, in … Read more The Importance of Desserts

10 Tips to Inspire Life Fulfilment

[author title=”Lucy Bonner” author_id=”Lucy Bonner”] Happy New Year!  We hope that you’ve been able to stay safe this Christmas and have taken time to practice acts of kindness towards yourself.  As we look toward the New Year we consider what our ‘resolutions’ are going to be.  So many resolutions are focused on ‘stopping’ or ‘cutting … Read more 10 Tips to Inspire Life Fulfilment

Festive Funk!

7 sleeps to go and we’re well into the Christmas spirit!  With that in mind, the team here at Recover wanted to share with you their favourite Christmas Songs and the reasons behind them…   Eva – “Let it snow! Let it snow!” And I like it…because I like it…it’s as simple as that!   … Read more Festive Funk!