Illuminating Anorexia & Eating Disorder Recovery

Michelle Sparkes is a therapist and coach with lived experience of anorexia, EDNOS and binge eating in her teen and early adult years. In this podcast she delivers powerful insights, keys and strategies to help individuals recover from these health and life consuming problems.

https://michellesparkes.com/audioblog/

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 12m. Bisher sind 200 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint alle 2 Tage.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 1 day 23 hours 1 minute

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Help for depression with Prof Ian Hickie AM


More than just feeling down, clinical depression is a serious mental health condition that affects the way people feel, think, and react to general daily activities, such as eating, sleeping, or working. In Australia one-in-seven people will experience...


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 2017-08-23  24m
 
 

Hello Japan


Great to be back in the podcasting seat! I’ve been offline piloting the 4×4 Freedom Express and really enjoying the face to face interaction involved.  I believe human connection is more needed now than ever to promote health and well BEing in our fast...


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 2017-06-15  16m
 
 

Why I do what I do


I traveled through an eating disorder in my teen and early adult years (as illustrated) and lost ~ 15 years of my life spinning my wheels on the eating disorder treadmill because I couldn’t SEE what I was dealing with or why I was struggling and I didn...


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 2017-05-25  21m
 
 

Why and how hospital helped


In the last episode I was saying that in my experience of anorexia prior to my hospital admission, I had become enmeshed, hyper-vigilant and ‘trigger-happy’ in my family environment. I was physically and emotionally starving but could not receive the n...


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 2017-04-25  10m
 
 

Connections That Heal


When you have fallen for, and are isolated by the lie that you are not worthy or good enough you need to reach out…to connections that can affirm, nurture, and encourage YOU. It’s important to say here that anorexia itself isolates a person and lies to...


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 2017-04-23  14m
 
 

To the young person struggling to accept yourself


Self and body acceptance go hand in glove. The message of EMBRACE may be a challenge for the young(er) person struggling with anorexia or ED because when we’re struggling in this space, our sense of self as “unacceptable” can go very deep.


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 2017-04-10  21m
 
 

Embrace body diversity


Embrace is a wonderful documentary (film) that celebrates body shape, size, and ethnic diversity. The brainchild of Taryn Brumfitt, a wife and mother of 3 who almost went under the knife in her quest to overcome body loathing,


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 2017-04-05  5m
 
 

Coping with weight gain in anorexia 2


Gaining weight from a low weight may be possible in an outpatient setting if a person is not critically unwell. If a person can make progress with the support of a doctor, dietician and therapist in an outpatient setting, fantastic.


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 2017-03-19  14m
 
 

Coping with weight gain in anorexia 1


To recover from anorexia a person will need to confront their fear of food and eating; their fear of getting fat and losing control. It’s a huge challenge because the semi-starvation diet of an anorectic CREATES the food obsessions and inflexible,


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 2017-03-17  20m
 
 

Helping young people navigate porn culture


“Pornified messages are bombarding our young people and giving them distorted ideas about their bodies, about relationships, and about sexuality,” says Melinda Tankard Reist, in this podcast interview, “According to global research,


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 2017-03-14  21m