Below are a selection of some my favorite online, free resources to support you in managing mood, working with food and body issues, healing from childhood trauma, meditation and finding joyful movement. These resources are intended for you to use and enjoy. If you are in crisis please call 911, visit your nearest healthcare facility or emergency room or contact the National Suicide Prevention Hotline on 1-800-273-8255.
Overcome Binge Eating
From the book Overcoming Binge Eating by CG Fairburn, take advantage of these free excerpts from the book. binge eating resources, click here If you are inclined to read, this book is very helpful for people struggling with binge eating.
Self Help CBT
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) has been shown to be effective with anxiety, depression and other mood issues. Basic info on what CBT is, how to use it and worksheets can be found here CBT self help
Overcoming Childhood Trauma
Childhood trauma leaves a devastating mark on our lives as adults. We can often be confused by how we feel and react to situations, not realizing our childhood experiences are affecting us. Childhood trauma can be difficult to acknowledge because it is not always in the form of physical or sexual abuse. Patrick Teahan offers a great wealth of information and practical exercises on his YouTube channel to help identify and heal childhood trauma. Patrick Teahan – Childhood Trauma Specialist
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Types of Eating Disorders
Eating disorders can come on slowly, disguised as normal or even healthy habits. If you are unsure if what is happening to you is an eating disorder, the following link can help: National Eating Disorders Association Helpline and Information
Deep relaxation – a Nervous System Reset
Finding calm can provide an essential opportunity for your body and mind to reset – helping you to manage ups and downs in mood and difficult life situations. Yoga Nidra, meaning ‘Yoga Sleep’, is a practice non-sleep deep relaxation you can do at home. Ally Boothroyd provides amazing guided relaxation practices on her YouTube channel and are certainly worth a try. Yoga Nidra with Ally
Gentle Yoga for all Levels
Moving your body can be fabulous antidote to problems in our mood as well as physically rejuvenating. This YouTube channel is a favorite of mine because of the variety of practices – long and short – as well as ones designed to address overwhelming emotions. Yoga Ranger Studios with April Walker
Anxiety Self Help
Anxiety is part of being human, but if it’s taken control or become overwhelming, it’s time become an expert in your anxiety and how to manage it. This website offers free worksheets and resources to better understand and survive anxiety. Anxiety Self Help