Posts Tagged ‘diary writing’
ANZAED webinar: Using Diary Writing as a Power Tool to Reveal Fresh Perspectives and Achieve Shared Goals in Eating Disorder Recovery
In this webinar, June explores how diary-writing can facilitate recovery by being a voice for the patient and a data gathering tool for the therapist. June explains how potential drawbacks of private diary-writing unique to EDs can be avoided when..
A mother’s plea to be Safe With Accessible Treatment for her eating disorder By Sarah The growing recognition of the need for support for caregivers of people with an eating disorder is welcome, but one group is falling through the..
By Matt Dunn I have always loved writing. Though, it goes beyond that. I need writing. The truth is, I have only recently worked out why. I had assumed the reason was about having that end product. In the case..
by June Alexander The basic elements of writing as a tool for record keeping, nurturing, healing, reflection, creativity and spiritual discipline have been the essence of diary keeping for centuries. However, special considerations apply for the diarist who has an..
by Emily Johnson I believe in the healing power of sharing your story, especially when sitting with feelings of shame and insecurity. Throughout my journey with an eating disorder, I have found that feelings of shame, guilt and instability are the drivers behind most of my unhealthful behaviors. When..
by Jane Cook Keeping a journal can be mentally healthy, but it can also heal physical wounds. In a fascinating study by the University of Auckland in New Zealand, a group of participants were asked to write about traumatic events they’d experienced,..
by June Alexander On December 11, when I receive my PhD (Philosophy) at a graduation ceremony, I will walk proudly. Above all, I want my award to signify hope for everyone who has lived with a long-term eating disorder. Hope..