March 24, 2014

5 WAYS TO TALK TO YOUR EATING DISORDER LIKE A CHILD

Posted in Uncategorized at 3:30 pm by kellyfdennis

Grace on the Moon

One of the benefits of being a kid is the array of choices of sayings and attitudes that are commonly used, and the inventive ways they can look at the world.  These choices are just for kids, which holds some of the appeal, since grown-ups don’t bother with them any more.

In thinking about some of them, it occurs to me they can be applied to the very adult problem of an eating disorder.  If you say them with great confidence and conviction, they can help you see things in a new light, and establish or maintain a recovery attitude.  Here are five ways to talk to your eating disorder like a child:

1.  When you hear the old nagging voice in your head telling you that you ‘have’ to binge, purge, or use some other behavior, put your hands on your hips and say out loud:   You’re not…

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2 Comments »

  1. Thanks you for the repost. Much appreciated!

    • kellyfdennis said,

      You’re welcome! I like your style of “talking back ” to an eating disorder.


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stefdennis

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Grace on the Moon

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