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  • The Diary is Gaining Recognition

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    June Alexander’s submission, Using Diary Writing as a Power Tool to Reveal Fresh Perspectives and Achieve Shared Goals, has been accepted for a 15 minute oral presentation at the 2017 Australia & New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders (ANZAED) Creating Connections Harboring Knowledge..

  • World Eating Disorder Day June 2, 2017

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    This year’s theme #WeDoActTogether is about the important partnerships that move the field forward; affected people, carers, clinicians, and researchers are all vital to this process. This year we want to recognize and drive those important engagements and we need your help..

  • Connecting the Dots: Making Sense of Eating Disorders May 19-20, 2017

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    An event for carers, people with lived experience, and professionals Institute of Management, Wembley, Perth WA In Conference Presentations and Workshops on: The role of Neuroscience in Eatng Disorders New Therapies for Eatng Disorders including MANTRA and Multple Family Therapy..

  • Wellness & Wellbeing Workshop April 9, 2017

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    June Alexander was the lead presenter at the University of Rochester Medical Center/Western New York Comprehensive Care Center for Eating Disorders Wellness & Wellbeing Workshop for caregivers, focused on diary writing as a tool for eating disorder therapy and recovery...

  • Finding strength in sharing feelings in verse

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    Do you find poetry a helpful way to express your feelings? Are you one of the many people who find writing verse to be a comforting coping and healing tool? Our first competition on www.thediaryhealer.com invites original poems or prose,..

  • Poetry Competition: Win a Book!

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    Poetry helps many people express how they feel. It may involve jotting down a poem now and then when feeling inspired, keeping a daily journal specifically for expressing ongoing thoughts and feelings in the form of poetry, or interspersing poetry..

  • Listen to June Alexander speak about writing on the Creating Space Project podcast

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    To hear how diary writing has helped June to heal from an eating disorder, listen here as she speaks to Ruth Nelson on the Creating Space Project podcast series. In this podcast series, Ruth interviews women and asks them for a personal..

  • It’s time to talk about — why I love my diary

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    Dear Diary welcomes entries from diarists everywhere. This week, guest diarist Yasemin Merwende shares her love of journal writing in relation to National Eating Disorder Awareness Week.  “Journal writing is a voyage to the interior.”  ― Christina Baldwin My first diary..

  • Sock It to Eating Disorders – March 3, 2017

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    On Friday 3 March, join thousands of supporters across the UK and don your silly socks, take a #SockItSelfie, and raise vital funds for Beat. Wear your silliest socks to school, work and university and donate to Beat. Every donation, big or small,..

  • NEDA Awareness Week, February 26-March 4, 2017

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    Spearheaded by the National Eating Disorders Association, the goal of National Eating Disorders Awareness (#NEDAwareness) Week is to shine the spotlight on eating disorders and put life-saving resources into the hands of those in need. This year’s theme is It’s..