carnival of eating disorders #11

welcome to the november 30, 2007 edition of carnival of eating disorders. i see this carnival as serving two purposes: one, as a concert of the voices who live with eating disorders – as people personally affected by them, as friends and loved ones, as professionals. the other purpose is to educate people who do… Continue reading carnival of eating disorders #11

recovering from anorexia: a treasure trove of wisdom

last year, i had a post entitled recovering from anorexia: 10 activities. over the months, we’ve had some important conversations on that post and a lot of wisdom from people who are overcoming anorexia. i’d like to present this wisdom here in a somewhat organized and easy-to-read format. these are all things that have helped… Continue reading recovering from anorexia: a treasure trove of wisdom

4 reasons why we like lists

write lists, write lists, that’s what every blogger is told. what is it that we find so fascinating about lists? i tried to find some research on that but can’t come up with anything so far. hm. let’s ask some academics who might know: john suler, famous for his psychology of cyberspace studies; chris from… Continue reading 4 reasons why we like lists

creating community

researching for an article, i came across a number of interesting resources on building community, and i thought i’d share them with you. at the beginning of next year i’ll tell you what this is all about … mutual support handbook how to develop an online support group or web site local self-help group clearinghouses… Continue reading creating community

prayer

there’s a new web site, prayer 2.0, with an interesting discussion regarding different ideas about prayer. my reply turned out to be quite long so i figured i’d simply post it here. one contributor said this, among other things: in my mind, “pray” is something you do when you don’t want to do anything yourself.… Continue reading prayer