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

eating disorders week

i have an amazing talent for missing national eating disorders week in canada, which was february 1-7.  and i was even reminded by a number of people!  fortunately, clinically clueless, who has been posting about national eating disorders week in the US, has also sent me a reminder – so i’m getting in here under… Continue reading eating disorders week

february buddhist carnival – on mental health (part 2)

this is part 2 of this month’s buddhist carnival. part 1 is here. the wild mind and the wise body i like this article by the wild moods that takes the actual here-and-now feelings and sensations of mental illness and uses them to get in touch with mental health … take a second to think… Continue reading february buddhist carnival – on mental health (part 2)

11 from 2008

the other day i discovered postrank, (thanks, beth) which ranks your blog’s post according to some algorithm of popularity, interactivity, etc. these 11 are among the highest-ranked entries here for last year. it’s a nice way to look back on 2008, and also to start saying some much-needed thanks. for each post, i’ve included a… Continue reading 11 from 2008

blogathon: metabolism and circadian rhythm

missing link found between circadian clock and metabolism two new research studies have discovered a long sought molecular link between our metabolism and components of the internal clock that drives circadian rhythms, keeping us to a roughly 24-hour schedule. the missing link is a well-studied mammalian protein called SIRT1, which was previously known to be… Continue reading blogathon: metabolism and circadian rhythm