2 years of carnival of eating disorders!

welcome to two years of the carnival of eating disorders! yes, it’s been two years as of today. here’s how it all started: if you’re not familiar with blog carnivals, you may think this is an odd name – this link here will tell you more about blog carnivals. this carnival contains articles about bulimia,… Continue reading 2 years of carnival of eating disorders!

addiction and creativity

i’m back from kelowna, after a somewhat tense 6-hour drive (some stretches were a bit treacherous), followed by one hour’s worth of snow shovelling.  so i’m going to go to bed now and will cede this space to someone else, creativity coach eric maisel.  here he talks about his new book, creative recovery: creative recovery,… Continue reading addiction and creativity

last minute, long-lasting christmas gifts

if you’ve read this blog for a while, you’ll know that i’m generally not a big fan of prayers sent along via emails, or similar material (see my rant against the email with the prayer of saint theresa, for example). but once in a while something comes along in my inbox that really touches me.… Continue reading last minute, long-lasting christmas gifts

a mystery about weight and shame: two weeks under

here’s another book i read recently – two weeks under, by rivka tadjer. doing these book reviews reminds me a bit of my aunt. she loved buying clothes but she’d often get sick of them real quick, and then she’d ask me if i wanted them. she was 40 years older than i so –… Continue reading a mystery about weight and shame: two weeks under

buddhist carnival – december 2008 edition, part 2

here is part 2 of this month’s buddhist carnival. part 1 can be found here. balance one of the things that attract me so strongly to buddhism is the idea of moderation and balance. i love the story of the buddha attaining enlightenment not through his years of asceticism but after accepting a modest drink… Continue reading buddhist carnival – december 2008 edition, part 2