National Nutrition Month: Eat Right, Live Right, Feel Right

March 12th, 2019 // // Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

March is National Nutrition Month, an annual recognition of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  The purpose is to provide education and information to the public on...

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5 Signs Your Healthy Eating Lifestyle Has Gone Too Far

March 7th, 2019 // // Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Most of us can agree that health is one of the most priceless gifts in life. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is important for longevity and for enjoying...

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5 Myths about Eating Disorders and Why They’re Not True

February 22nd, 2019 // // Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Mental illness, including eating disorders, comes with tremendous stigma and shame. For decades, eating disorders have been misunderstood on multiple levels, creating confusion, embarrassment, and unnecessary guilt...

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How to Support Your Adult Child Who Needs a Higher Level of Care

February 18th, 2019 // // Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

As parents, there isn’t anything we wouldn’t do for our children, especially when it comes to helping them live their best lives. We want to see our...

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How to Find Peace with Your Body during the Age of Social Media

February 14th, 2019 // // Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Have you paused to ask yourself, “How does my time spent on social media impact the way I feel about my body?” In a culture that is...

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Living The Meadows Model

January 23rd, 2019 // // Tags: , , , , , ,

Nancy Minister, Workshop Facilitator at The Meadows, discusses the Meadows Model in our newest blog. The Meadows Model is incorporated into all of The Meadows family of...

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Is it All in Your Head? How Neurofeedback Supports Eating Disorder Recovery

January 18th, 2019 // // Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

When it comes to eating disorders, there are many aspects of these mental health conditions that can be misunderstood. The symptoms of eating disorders can be misconstrued...

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Will Diets Work in 2019? A Closer Look at Dieting and Eating Disorders

December 17th, 2018 // // Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Years ago, December was a time for Ed and I to think about New Year’s resolutions. I was in an abusive marriage with him for over twenty...

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How to Use CBT Techniques to Manage Stressful Holiday Gatherings

December 10th, 2018 // // Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

For anyone in recovery from an eating disorder, the holidays can take on a whole new level of stress. Triggers can come in many different forms, especially...

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How Exposure Response Prevention Can Help Overcome Anxiety in Eating Disorder Recovery

November 26th, 2018 // // Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

For the many individuals who suffer from an eating disorder, including anorexia, bulimia, or binge eating disorder, anxiety is often an underlying issue. Anxiety, in its many...

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