How to Feel the Fear and Eat It Anyway by Eve Simmons and Laura Dennison

We’re obsessed with eating. What we eat, how much of it, when we do it, how we do it, and what it looks like. But this enthrallment with what’s on the plate (or artisan slate board) and in our bodies is making us miserable. With eating disorders at endemic proportions, disordered eating the new norm,Continue reading “How to Feel the Fear and Eat It Anyway by Eve Simmons and Laura Dennison”

The Empath – Exploring the link between high sensitivity and eating disorders

Until I saw The Empath, I’d never heard of Highly Sensitive People. I had however met many. Sensitive to change, a complex tangle of emotions, highly conscientious, easily overwhelmed, feeling a need to withdraw, needing to avoid upsetting or overwhelming situations, highly attuned to other people’s feelings, often emotional, shy and self critical. All ofContinue reading “The Empath – Exploring the link between high sensitivity and eating disorders”

Yoga for eating disorders

One of the most wonderful things about yoga, in all its forms, is that it can be all things to all men and women. Debates rage as to whether yoga is a science or an art, a physical, mental or spiritual practice, an exercise or meditation. For this very reason it can provide a nourishingContinue reading “Yoga for eating disorders”