http://eatingdisorderspecialists.com/wp-content/uploads/Self-care.jpeg 1920 2560 Ashley Anderson http://eatingdisorderspecialists.com/wp-content/uploads/edrs_logo.png Ashley Anderson2016-02-24 12:02:012016-06-08 10:52:29Practice Self Care Everyday
It is easy in the busyness of life to dismiss self-care as something you “don’t have time for,” but in fact we all have innumerable opportunities to practice self care every day.
http://eatingdisorderspecialists.com/wp-content/uploads/winter-clam.jpg 300 800 Ashley Anderson http://eatingdisorderspecialists.com/wp-content/uploads/edrs_logo.png Ashley Anderson2016-02-02 07:40:282016-06-08 14:16:32Getting Grounded in Winter
Often in these cold months, we find ourselves affected by what is called “Vata-excess” in Ayurveda (a mind-body health system developed in ancient India which translates as “the science of life”). It can often feel difficult getting grounded in winter. The external conditions of the season -- short days, chilly temperatures, and dry weather -- directly impact our internal climate, making us prone to feel more frazzled, snippy, and in our heads.
http://eatingdisorderspecialists.com/wp-content/uploads/intention2.jpg 410 583 Annie Robinson http://eatingdisorderspecialists.com/wp-content/uploads/edrs_logo.png Annie Robinson2016-01-19 15:05:592016-06-08 14:17:02The Power of Intention in Recovery
Recently my friend Kayleigh told me about the greatest turning point in her life: seven years ago, she realized that her fervent mission to live a life of achievement was causing her unhappiness and poor health. “Achievement wasn’t the right intention for me,” she admitted. “So I shifted my intention to living a life of peace.” Intention in recovery is powerful.