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Eating Disorders Treatment Blog

Welcome to the Shoreline Eating Disorders Treatment Blog

There is so much to say in regards to eating disorder recovery, and we have a lot to say. This blog talks about topics related to insurance, motivation, research and so much more. You are here because you want to learn more about these disorders, and we want to provide you with information that can help you in your quest for information and answers. In the coming days, please stay tuned for lots of articles and individual blog entries on the subject. These blogs will be sure to keep you both informed and thinking.  Learn from The Shoreline Bloggers, who are eating disorder experts and former clients. Please check back often, and share your eating disorder stories in the comments of the blogs. We look forward to helping you.

Am I a ‘Human Being or a Human Doing’ & What’s the Difference?

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in a world where there was no way to quantitatively measure our worth?…No grades or job titles with classifications to compare and contrast who is ‘better’ than the other. On some level this might feel relieving, however
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Who You Are Matters

Live life with integrity and according to your values.
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Believe in You

Do not let other people’s opinions or assumptions of you stop you. At the beginning and end of the day, the belief you have in yourself is what will carry you through. Do not give up. Do not quit. And live by your values while accomplishing your goals.
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Be Free & Sing!

“There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” ― Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
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Finding Purpose While Moving Through the Pain

At times, life can be overwhelming and when you go through hardships it can feel as if you are being punished in some way or even worse: that somehow you are undeserving of good. This is untrue, yet it may feel like it is. Life is not easy and often unfair, there are consequences for
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Managing the Holidays

Holiday feasts and festivities have the ability to conjure feelings of both joy and anxiety. We often look forward to spending time with our loved ones, taking part in family traditions, and savoring each bite of food. On the other hand, many of us also get caught up in frenzied shopp
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Glimpse into Our Treatment: When Weeding Plants Helps to Gain New Insight

Volunteering for a good cause can uplift a person’s mood and when that is combined with nature, it can be a powerful combination. We recently spent our Saturday volunteering for the Starr Ranch Sanctuary, which is home to protected plants and wildlife. According to the organization ma
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Glimpse into Our Treatment: The Labyrinth

For many, the Labyrinth is a spiritual or mythological symbol of growth and transformation. It is not a maze; it has no dead ends or traps. It is a path; a journey through self exploration that can lead you to the center of your being. In recovery from an eating disorder, the journey
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Glimpse into Our Treatment: Family Program – Effective Communication

Communication is a part of our everyday interactions.  Whether we are connecting with family and friends, at work or school, out engaging in everyday activities like grocery shopping, asking for help, or needing directions, etc.  We utilize communication to make our needs known, to ge
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