Archive for the ‘COVID-19 pandemic’ Category
Losing compassion for my eating disorder
I never thought that at 16 years old I would forget who I was. I want to emphasize the word ‘forget’ because I did not choose to transform into someone I could not recognize. I did not choose to have..
Voice of experience vital in major update of mental health first aid for eating disorders
Do you want to help someone struggling with eating disorder symptoms, but lack confidence to intervene, in case you say the “wrong” thing? The good news is that with mental health first aid guidance you can be confident that you..
Everyday lessons in building resilience through the pandemic
“I have a great idea. I’m going to write and photograph a book documenting life throughout the pandemic of 2020. —My diary, New Year’s Eve 2020 Just like that, I leapt headfirst into the new and lengthy process of writing..
Picture this: a creative solution to managing eating disorder recovery and surviving the pandemic
Sam Tench was recovering from a major life challenge when the COVID-19 pandemic hit in early 2020. She had just hit upon writing and photography as a way of cultivating connection with her healthy self after years in the clutches..