“Peace of mind is not the absence of conflict from life, but the ability to cope with it.” ~Unknown
I am confident. I am content. I am complete. I am calm.
I decided that this was going to be my new mantra. I decided this at 8:26 a.m. I repeated it to myself over and over while showering, getting dressed, and driving to work.
I ascended the stairs to my office, singing the words in my head. I am confident. I am content. I am complete. I am calm.
This was going to be a good day. I would stay …
“Things and conditions can give you pleasure but they cannot give you joy—joy arises from within.” ~Eckhart Tolle
I struggled with anorexia for four years before I went to rehab. Rehab saved my life, and although I am not “completely recovered,” I am in recovery. I am coping. I am living again.
One of the biggest sources of fuel for my eating disorder was my hyper-focus on the physical and transitory aspects of life.
In my mind, I over-emphasized the importance of my body. I put the appearance of my body, and how I felt about my body, above …