Category: Philosophy

Your Eating Disorder Is Not An Enemy

There is a saying that states, “That which you resist persists.” In fact, it was Carl Jung, the Swiss psychologist, who said this long ago. I think he was right. For decades, before I went into treatment, I resisted my eating disorder. I hated it. And then, once I’d entered treatment, the focus was still on resisting it, trying to make it go away. The result? I struggled through treatment and the next couple of years in recovery. That is, until I stopped fighting, stopped resisting, and started walking towards the very thing I couldn’t stand. I started Read More