1. How To Feel More Supported In Your Eating Disorder Recovery

    Support is necessary to recover from an eating disorder. This seems pretty self-explanatory, yet when I talk to clients and other recovery warriors, support seems to be one major barrier. The purpose of this blog is two-fold. On one hand I hope to help those in recovery discover why aligning support is such a challenge and then offer some tips around how to improve support. On the other hand I hop…Read More

  2. Dealing With Thinking “I Am Fine” In Eating Disorder Recovery

    You have a voice in your head that tells you are “fine” but you aren’t. You are anxious, depressed, frustrated, stuck, and unsure of how to accept and like yourself. You constantly obsess about food and your body and it never feels “good enough” yet thoughts roll through your mind telling you, “You are “OK” and not “sick enough”. Those thoughts belong to your eating disorder an…Read More

  3. Orthorexia: Is it the Socially Acceptable Eating Disorder?

    In this blog post I share my personal experience with Orthorexia, an eating disorder that causes an obsession with working out and healthy eating. Please enjoy my latest blog published on Thrive Global. I would love to hear your thoughts about this one. Orthorexia: The Socially Acceptable Eating Disorder  Please comment and share your thoughts. If you found this helpful please share.…Read More

  4. Eating Disorders And Teens

    I talked with my friend Jax Anderson on her YouTube channel about teens and eating disorders. Check it out!   We had a lot of fun doing this chat!   And if you want some support for your teen to work on improving their self-esteem and body image check out my teen e-book, I Am Awesome!   What did you think about this video? What was helpful?…Read More

  5. Health At Every Size

    I shared a post on instagram earlier and it struck a nerve. I knew it would. I am appreciative of people wanting to have an open dialogue about this issue. Health At Every Size is a social and political issue, not necessarily a health issue. Let me explain. Health At Every Size is controversial because it goes against what we as a society have been taught. People are treated differently because of…Read More

  6. Avoiding Comparison

    Comparing yourself to others is going to cause you nothing but anxiety, confusion, and upset. I am not going to tell you, "Stop comparing", because if it were that easy none of us would be in this position. It is super hard to not compare yourself to others. As an Eating Disorder Therapist, Body Image, Self-Esteem and Eating Disorder Recovery Coach in Texas I am seeing a lot of clients struggling …Read More

  7. Get A Beach Body

    It is that time of year when you are going to see a flood of ads and people talking about getting beach body ready. We have been conditioned to believe that only certain body types are allowed or OK to wear bathing suits or enjoy the beach. Well this is simply not true. As an eating disorder therapist, body image, self-esteem and eating disorder recovery coach I help people learn to deal with livi…Read More

  8. Improve Your Body Image

    As an Eating Disorder therapist in Sherman, TX and a Body Image, Self-Esteem, and Recovery Coach I work with a lot of people to improve their body image. Body image is impacted by a lot of different factors. Our relationships Our own internal expectations Our beliefs about ourselves Social and cultural beauty standards Negative emotions Bad stuff you have experienced I talk about self-love and bod…Read More

  9. Why You Are My Inspiration. You Have All The Strength You Need.

    It is not easy to love yourself. That is because you were taught not to. How many times did you hear, “girls are made of sugar and spice and everything nice” or “don’t say anything unless you have something nice to say” or “stay humble”? These are just a few of things we are taught as young girls. You were told that in order to be loved, happy, and sweet girl you have to be humble, q…Read More

  10. My Non-Highlight Reel

    Here is my non-highlight reel... Yesterday and today SUCK! I have a sick dog, my house is a disaster, I have a headache, my husband and I were not all rainbows and unicorns, laundry is not getting done because my washer flooded, work has had some frustrating kinks, nothing has gone to plan, I don’t feel very positive, my anxiety has been high, and I did not feel like a rockstar therapist. We jug…Read More