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Five big misconceptions about eating disorders

“Eating disorders are just about vanity.” “If you have an eating disorder you just want to be thin.” “Eating disorders are a way of getting control.” Recognise any of these? Heard them before? I’ve lived with an eating disorder for over ten years now and I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard or… More

Five great things about support groups

“I think a support group could help me but I’m too scared to go” thought I, in the run up to attending my first ever group for support with my eating disorder. Some friends had told me about this brilliant local charity that helps those with disordered eating so I researched them online and, whilst… More

The positive impact of employment on my mental health

It’s a well-known fact that being in work is important for everyone’s general health and well-being and is used by the government as a way of measuring an individual’s quality of life. It promotes independence, gives us purpose, provides an income, enhances our social skills, and is a key factor in preventing both physical and… More

Keeping motivated in recovery

They say patience is a virtue and you certainly need it in spades during eating disorder recovery.  I recently attended a workshop where the facilitator announced that the average recovery time for an individual with an eating disorder is seven years, making them one of the longest lasting mental health conditions.  It’s common for us… More

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About Me

Hi, I’m Georgie. I’m passionate about mental health and well-being, mindfulness, happiness and self care. I’ve worked as a Marketing and Communications professional for over ten years and now I’m using those skills for something a little bit different…documenting my journey to self improvement, self discovery and mental health recovery. I love to write and so I hope my blog entertains, educates and somewhat enlightens you. Please get in touch if you have any questions or requests.

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