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Entering into recovery can be overwhelming to say the least – there are so many things that need to be worked on from bad habits to suppressed emotions to poor coping techniques, and then, of course, there is the food! The trouble is, when we feel overwhelmed we are more likely to procrastinate or to give up all together.
In this video I suggest a better approach – rather than looking at your recovery as a HUGE task that needs to be dealt with all at once, why not break it down – like when you are cleaning your apartment – and approach it ‘one room at a time’. This way your recovery will seem far more manageable and you can celebrate every progression (no matter how small) as you take on one task at a time.
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Lauren is the Founder and Editor of Libero. She started Libero in April 2010, when she shared her story about her struggles with an eating disorder and depression. Now Lauren uses her writing and videos to advocate mental health and body positivity. In her spare time, she enjoys makeup artistry, playing Nintendo, and taking selfies with her furbaby, Zoey.
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