Try This: Aikido as a hobby, exercise, practice and lifestyle

When your child is recovering from an eating disorder, it may be helpful to introduce new hobbies, exercises and life practices. The goal of this is to take her focus away from her body image, food and her disorder and funnel that passion into something healthy and healing. Many people recovering from an eating disorder turn to practices like art, yoga and meditation, …

Tapping into “The Why” of eating to help your child heal from an eating disorder

We have always loved Simon Sinek’s “Golden Circle,” in which companies and organizations learn to focus on WHY they are doing something instead of WHAT and HOW they are doing it. In this video, we use the concept of the Golden Circle, and to suggest you tap into your child’s WHY for eating in a healthy, balanced, non-disordered way, to help you guide her towards …

What to know about outpatient treatment for eating disorders – by Dr. Ashley Southard

We interviewed Dr. Ashley Southard of A New Beginning, and she gave us some excellent information about how outpatient treatment works for eating disorders. Below are her comments: Outpatient Treatment for Eating Disorders Outpatient treatment for an eating disorder is a great option for children, adolescents, and adults who are medically stable and able to maintain their day-to-day responsibilities outside of …