Posts Tagged ‘diary’
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 pamphlet attached to the noticeboard outside the school principal’s office caught my eye. The year was 1967 and I was 16. The words “essay,” “scholarship,” “USA,” drew me in. The American Field Service was offering scholarships to students to..
Twenty minutes a day is all it takes. Writing in your diary for 20 minutes each day can help you to feel in control of your life. You can write in your diary anywhere, at any time of the day...
Using a diary as an agent for recovery and change by June Alexander When I began recovery from a long-term eating disorder, my diary became an agent for change – supporting “me” rather than my illness. For example, it became..
by June Alexander and Emily Murray What happens when you become engaged and marry while experiencing an eating disorder? To illustrate what can happen, here are two love stories. The first story is mine, which began when I was 16..
“When I was 11 years old, I developed anorexia nervosa. The same year, I received a diary as a Christmas gift.” A gift of a diary, in the same year I developed anorexia nervosa at age 11, became..