the helping hand

i am way, way, way, waaaaay overdue in passing along sojourner’s helping hand emblem to others. first of all, sojourner, you honour me with this. one of the reasons why i am so passionate about blogging is that i believe we are truly building a community of the future here. a community of a better… Continue reading the helping hand

march 2009 buddhist carnival – in reverse

roses are blooming on the rosebush. there is nothing strange. the flower blooms silently and falls quietly without sound, never again to return to its branch. her total existence is expressed in that one moment. one place on the branch. that is the voice of the flower, the truth of the single flower on the… Continue reading march 2009 buddhist carnival – in reverse

eating disorders: learning to let go

this is the second interview for this blog’s very own eating disorder’s week month spring. the first one was a three-part series on eating disorders and relationships. here is an interview with a vancouver woman who has struggled with recurring eating disorders, including anorexia, orthorexia and bulimia, and is currently maintaining a healthy weight with… Continue reading eating disorders: learning to let go

recovery

here is the last instalment of my conversation with joanna poppink. this is part of a series of interviews about different topics in eating disorders. originally, i was going to tack the answer to my last question on to the second part of the interview. however, i realized that the answer to this question is… Continue reading recovery

eating disorders: mothers and daughters

this is a continuation of my conversation with joanna poppink about adults recovering from eating disorders, with an emphasis on how that impacts relationships. joannna poppink is a psychotherapist with a private practice in los angeles specializing in eating disorder recovery (you can see her blog at stop eating disorders.) yesterday i said i was… Continue reading eating disorders: mothers and daughters

eating disorders and relationships

remember last week i asked people to be interviewed about eating disorders? well, some people volunteered. today i am happy to introduce you to joanna poppink, MFT, a long time private practice psychotherapist in los angeles specializing in eating disorder recovery. her blog is at stop eating disorders. joanna will talk about how eating disorders… Continue reading eating disorders and relationships