Full recovery from an eating disorder is possible. Despite what you may have been led to believe, most people with anorexia, bulimia, or binge eating disorder are able to completely restore their health and well-being. But how does this happen?
Author Aimee Liu has woven together dozens of first-person accounts of recovery to create a break-through roadmap for healing from an eating disorder. Restoring Our Bodies, Reclaiming Our Lives answers key questions including: How does healing begin? What does it feel like? What supports and accelerates it? Will I ever be free of worry about a relapse?
Throughout the book are informative sidebars written by leading professionals in the field, addressing essential topics such as finding the right therapist, the use of medications, exploring complementary treatments, and how family members can help.
Learn more at the author's website: www.aimeeliu.net.
The quest for true love appeals to us all -- and yet the real thing is painfully elusive. According to Dr. Stan Katz, men and women today don't really know what to look for in a mate, or even how to love once we find one. No one teaches us. What's more, the images of love we absorb from society, the media, and popular culture are superficial and misleading. The result is false love -- relationships based on illusions of what we think love should be rather than an appreciation of what it is.False Love and Other Romantic Illusions is about the mistakes we all make in love, why we make them, and how we can correct them. Using in-depth case histories, Dr. Katz traces the course of false love from early childhood conditioning to adolescent crushes to adult relationships. He shows how our first misconceptions about love lead to mistakes, and how mistakes become patterns.But the patterns of false love can be broken, and Dr. Katz points the way, with a practical, far-reaching program for achieving and sustaining true love. This timely, intelligent book will alter not only the way we seek intimate relationships, but the way we live them.
In Success Trap, Dr. Stan Katz, an eminent Beverly Hills psychologist, shows you how to create a personal philosophy of success, one based not on the expectations of society, which so often distort our perceptions of what we want, but on a careful examination of your real character and needs. If your idea of success is presiding over a shareholders' meeting, flashing your smile on the cover of a national magazine, or showing off your perfect family, you might be trapped by your ambitions. As Dr. Katz shows in this compassionate, thought-provoking study, these measures of success are limited and limiting--if you accept them unthinkingly. What we all need is an internal measure of success, a firm idea of what it takes, not to be considered successful by others, but to feel successful ourselves.This revolutionary book proposes nothing less than a new definition of success, a new philosophy of life, and a realistic path to fulfillment and happiness.