Awareness

Approximately 25 percent of individuals who suffer from eating disorders like Anorexia, Bulimia or Binge Eating Disorder also participate in self-harming behavior. In many cases, a loved one will first learn about the self-harming behavior and then learn that an eating disorder is also present. Self-injury, also called self-harm, is the act of deliberately harming… read more

How to Talk to Your Daughter About an Eating Disorder If you have a daughter who you suspect might be struggling with an eating disorder, it’s hard to know where to start the conversation. It can feel as if you’re walking on eggshells—on one hand you want to address the problem, and on the other,… read more

When clients or their loved ones call us to find out more about our eating disorder treatment center, they will often have us explain the levels of care that we provide during the eating disorder recovery process. At Canopy Cove, we provide eating disorder treatment programs for multiple levels of care. This is because our… read more

Let’s face it.  We all want to fit in. We tell ourselves that we are individuals but we imitate what we see around us.   For the most part, we dress alike, talk alike, work alike, and live many aspects of our lives just like our neighbors. So is it any wonder our kids want to… read more

A favorite movie of mine is called “What About Bob” starring Bill Murray and Richard Dreyfuss.  In this inspirational and funny story, Bob is having a hard time recovering from fear and anxieties.  His therapist, Dr. Leo Marvin tells him to focus on doing things one day at a time – one moment at a… read more

As many of you may know, we took our 16 month old Walking Horse filly, Jazz-a-Belle, to training last Wednesday, July 3.  We had carefully selected the trainer to “start her” since we knew that it was time for her to begin her training or schooling.  All were in agreement, after careful consideration, that she… read more

Have you ever walked down the magazine aisle and took inventory of all the diet-related topics that appear on the cover of countless health, fitness, and beauty magazines? It never ceases to amaze me how many new diet plans and products are being introduced to the public almost on a daily basis; not to mention… read more

When we are in a difficult or painful situation it is usually our greatest desire to be rescued from that circumstance.  Secondary to that desire but also quite strong, is the desire to not be alone in the circumstance.  How much harder it is to bear a tough thing when we have to bear it… read more

The fascination with the art of communicating with horses has existed for many years, but, until more recently this phenomenon was somewhat ambiguous.  However, it gained momentum with the publication of a number of books that provided a framework to understand the ways of a horse.   A number of movies have also contributed to our… read more

“Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” I’m sure most of us have probably heard this phrase numerous times throughout our life but did you ever stop to wonder if it’s true? Taken literally, breakfast means “break the fast” because it follows the longest period of time that our bodies go without being… read more