Posts Tagged ‘self care’
I stand at the kitchen bench and look at the dishes to wash. I see the shopping list out of the corner of my eye. I know that piles of washing are waiting to be folded. Instead of starting to..
How are you coping with your eating disorder (ED) during the COVID-19 pandemic? Even if, like me, you have been in recovery or recovered from the illness for some years, the social and physical isolation restrictions enforced by our health..
Trauma comes in all shapes and sizes. Sometimes the cause is visible and sometimes it is not. The bushfires blazing over much of eastern Australia, including my beloved childhood region of East Gippsland, are sparking trauma for many people. The..
Why self-care must come first when caring for a person with an eating disorder – and how writing can help
by Bharati Lall “You are depleted,” my therapist said “and you are no use to anyone in the condition you are in.” I did not know whether to walk out of the therapy session right then or surrender to the..