Eating Disorders remain stuck in sickness when they are silenced. Speak Up about your struggles!!!

So often is the case that people keep their eating disorders hidden, silenced and secretive. Whether based in shame, fear or lack or interest in receiving help, this worsens the likelihood of recovery and wellness.  Here is an article discussing the importance of speaking out, having a voice and letting go of the secrets, lies and [...]

Food, Drugs, Alcohol….Same Addictive Impact on the Brain

Do you struggle with controlling impulsive and compulsive behaviors related to addiction and food? Do you struggle to control urges with alcohol, drugs, food? Listen to this TED Talk by Dr. Nora Volkow, Director or NIDA, showing research supporting connection of food addiction and drug addiction. http://tedmed.com/talks/show?id=309096#.VPIBPjcH2nw.facebook  

Could You Be Addicted to Exercise?

Most people believe that following a healthy diet and exercising leads to positive mental and physical health; however, it is also possible to be addicted to exercising. Exercise dependence can infringe on daily life's responsibilities, create stress, impair relationships and lead to health problems. Exercise dependence is commonly linked with eating disorders. Those diagnosed with bulimia [...]

New Television Show Provides Insight About Shopping Addictions

Although few people admit to having a shopping addiction, a recent Oxygen Media Survey indicates that “32 percent” of the people surveyed stated that they knew someone who was addicted to shopping. Signs of Compulsive Buying Disorder, otherwise known as Oniomania, include constant money concerns, buying on credit, and purchasing impulsively or when shopping is [...]