This is a short post today, as we are tremendously busy beginning our launch campaign for our new online, self-help program for eating disorders, which starts in June 2011. We have a pre-launch web page here: www.turninginstitute.com and if you click through the ‘fruits’ on the tree, you can see our new series of four…

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“Here’s the thing about stress though: I think we’ve all learned to use that word too loosely.  We use it as a blanket term to cover a whole range of emotions that may actually require very different techniques and tools to deal with.  We say “I’m so stressed!” when what we really mean is something…

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I was chatting with a colleague at the water cooler last week, and I was sounding off about all the things I ‘should’ be doing.  More exercise (any exercise if I’m honest!), cutting back a little on client work as I focus on my new project that demands a lot of time just now, spending…

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I’m posting a video today, which is short and really cuts to the heart of the matter around overeating, and binge eating.  I’d love to hear your feedback and views on it.  I can’t comment on the book as yet but I’ve ordered it and will post a review when I have read it. I’m also…

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I love this video.  It seems simplistic, but it took a long time and a lot of work for Ben to get from where he was to where he is.  Recovery is hard work, but so rewarding.  I hope you are inspired and motivated by seeing this short clip of Ben’s story.  Take care. [youtube…

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Last year, I was diagnosed with an underactive thyroid, and underwent a course of treatment. I now feel significantly better in myself, and in fact about two months in to the treatment, it dawned on me that I didn’t even realise how bad I had actually been feeling, until I began to feel better. My…

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Today’s blog is about change. Whilst reading “Fat is a Family Affair” (Judi Hollis) yesterday, I was struck by my experience of setting up my latest therapy group for eating distress (which started last night), and Judi’s concept of change in relation to Food Obsession (her conceptualisation of eating distress). From experience in setting up my group, I…

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