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Navigating your way through ‘Recovery-Focused’ Resources


Trawling through any form of social media for recovery oriented can be a bit of a minefield these days. Anyone can become an influencer or create a podcast and, unfortunately, nothing is regulated. Often we are drawn in by some of the initial content and perhaps even begin to feel support and a sense of community. Very quickly though, we find ourselves triggered and realising that the content creator has a very different idea of what ‘recovery’ is. All you need do is type in something like #edrecovery and you come to realise there is so much content that can be harmful for folks working day in-day out to recover from all types of eating disorders or disordered eating. 

Never fear though! I have done the trawling for you and listed below some of my favourite content that supports eating disorder recovery. Please note: If you do feel like any of these resources are triggering or don’t match your lived experience of your eating disorder, please protect yourself and your recovery by crossing it off the list. If you have any great resources that you would like to share, please add them in the comments box below.


Books

Life Without ED by Jenni Schaefer

Goodbye Ed

Hello Me by Jenni Schaefer

Eight Keys to Recovery From an Eating Disorder by Carolyn Costin and Gwen Schubert Grabb

Gaining: The Truth About Life After ED by Aimee Liu

The Body Image Workbook by Thomas Cash

Body Kindness by Rebecca Scritchfield

Health at Every Size by Linda Bacon

The Gluten Lie by Alan Levinovitz

Anti-diet by Christy Harrison

What we don’t talk about when we talk about fat by Aubrey Gordon

The art of body acceptance by Ashlee Bennett

Recover your perspective by Janean Anderson

A workbook of acceptance-based approaches for weight concern by Margrit Berman

The Mindful Self-Compassion Workbook by Kristen Neff

The inside scoop on eating disorder recovery by Jennifer Rollin and Colleen Reichman

Sick enough by Dr Jennifer Gaudiani

Intuitive Eating (5th Ed) by Evelyn Tribole & Elyse Resch

 

Instagram

@bodymattersau                @EffYourBeautyStandards

@recovrywarriors               @drcolleenreichmann

@Kristamurias                   @mynameisjessamyn

@jennifer_rollin                 @virgietovar

@rebeccascritchfield         @antidietlife

@geneenroth                    @thecrankytherapist

@haesdoctor                    @healingcrayons

@evelyntribole                 @thefuckitdiet

@thebodypositive                   @themindfuldietitian

@compassionate_recovery    @wearewednesdayschild

@iweigh                                  @thebutterflyfoundation

@nic.mcdermid                      @yogaforeatingdisorders

@beatingeatingdisorders       @endedaustralia

@dietitiananna                       @selfcareisforeveryone

@ragenchastain                     @theantidietplan

 

Podcasts

  1. Understanding Body Matters
  2. End Eating Disorders
  3. Food Psych Podcast
  4. Recovery Bites
  5. All Fired Up Eating Disorders in Discussion
  6. Wednesday’s Child
  7. The Mindful Dietitian
  8. The Love Food Podcast
  9. Real Health Radio
  10. Body Kindness
  11. ED Matters
  12. Don’t Salt My Game
  13. The Eating Disorder Recovery Podcast with Dr Janean Anderson

 

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