Manage episode 340421831 series 3000984
Meredith O’Brien, LCSW joins to share hope, tips and inspiration for those suffering from disordered eating or beat down from today’s impossible beauty ideals. She shares her journey from being diagnosed at 13 years old as an anorexic, to inpatient hospitalization at 35, to full recovery today.
Dr. Melina and Meredith discuss the baggage that we all feel with regard to eating and the need to take morality out food. They touch on the 10 principals of intuitive eating including rejecting diet mentality, honoring your hunger and that no foods are off limits. The role of parents and modeling is highlighted and many other important factors for beginning the road to recovery.
Practically healthy tips are offered to help listeners feel less hungry and increase satiety which gives you the power to focus on recovery. An important and helpful discussion for anyone looking to improve their relationship with food, raise body-positive children or those with loved ones in need of support.
Learn more about Meredith O’Brien and her new book, “Opening the Door: My Journey Through Anorexia to Full Recovery” at www.recoveryfromanorexia.com.