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How to recover from eating disorders


Published on The main trick to recovering from an eating disorder is to begin to re teach the sufferer how to feel good, reconnect them to who they are as a person and the values and things they hold dear.

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How to recover from eating disorders

  1. 1. Page 1How to Recover fromEating Disorders?
  2. 2. Page 2Remember eating disorders arenot about food. They are disordersof feelings, thoughts, relationships,values, identity, coping and control.If you empower all of the above orchange their feelings to new oneslike…
  3. 3. Page 3>Recognising with a sense ofgratitude the current good in theirlife.>Reconnecting to goals and a senseof purpose and direction>Regaining a strong sense ofidentity and values.
  4. 4. Page 4>Developing positive feelings andthoughts.>Creating good coping and controlstrategies. …you can literally overcome anyeating disorder.
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  6. 6. Page 6The main trick to recovering from aneating disorder is to begin to re-teach the sufferer how to feelgood, reconnect them to who theyare as a person and the values andthings they hold dear.
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  8. 8. Page 8This can help an ED sufferer start tosee they are not useless andpowerless, and that on the contrary,all that has happened, is that a partof them that was originally conceivedas a form of coping mechanism hasstarted to assume to much influenceand control in their decision making.
  9. 9. Page 9Once this has occurred it does tendto create a vicious cycle,howeverthe dissociative processesinherent in Hypnotherapy andNLP, help the sufferer step out ofthemselves and gain greaterperspective. From this far moreresourceful vantage point
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  11. 11. Page 11The ED sufferer can begin to realizethat they are not facing things alone,and, in fact that they have thesupport, resources and tools toovercome their present difficulties,which goes a long way to facilitatingthe recovery process.
  12. 12. Page 12This approach has thus far proven toenjoy a high rate of success atdemonstrably turning things around.
  13. 13. Page 13All eating disordersufferers needdirection but it hasto be done in avery even handedand subtle way.
  14. 14. Page 14Yelling and screaming at them willnot work. Telling an anorexic “whydon’t you just eat” or the bulimicthat binging and purging is futilewould be like asking you to stopbreathing air, it’s not going tohappen.
  15. 15. Page 15This is because eating disordersbecome an obsession.
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  17. 17. Page 17They are lodged and generatedwithin the subconscious mind andno amount of logical talk will changethat.
  18. 18. Page 18Only by rewiring the mind andbreaking the “brain loop” , can youdefeat an eating disorder.
  19. 19. Page 19Fortunately, a strategic therapyutilising Hypnotherapy, NLP andE.F.T can achieve just that.
  20. 20. Page 20Know the answers