The Center for Change Experience

By: Denise Harker September 6, 1996 — My experience at the Center for Change has been the most valuable experience of my life; it’s almost indescribable. I came in with little expectation of recovery. I felt hopeless, scared, and incapable of ever getting my life back. But now I am leaving in less than a…

Letter of Hope

By: Denise Harker September 6, 1996 Life had become unbearable. I wasn’t living, I was just going through the motions. I had just graduated from the University of Utah with my Masters in Professional Accountancy and was on my way to what I thought would make me happy. I had a job with an accounting…

Conducting Practitioner Relevant Research About Eating Disorders

By: Randy K. Hardman, Vice-President, Center for Change, P. Scott Richards, Vice-President and Director of Research, Foundation for Change Jan was a nineteen-year-old, caucasian female from the Western United States. Jan had suffered with anorexia since the eighth grade and it had become extremely severe in the year prior to her admission. She had also…

Comes the Dawn

By: Unknown After a while you learn… The subtle difference between holding a hand, and chaining a soul. And you learn… That love doesn’t mean leaning and company doesn’t mean security. And you learn… That kisses aren’t contracts and presents aren’t promises. And you begin to accept your defeats with your head up and your…

You Can Enjoy FOOD!

Authors: Evelyn Tribole, M.S., R.D. and Elyse Resech, M.S., R.D., F.A.D.A. Please note that this is an Archived article and may contain content that is out of date. Information taken from Chapter 10, “Discover the Satisfaction Factor. St. Martins Griffin Press, New York, NY; 1995. By Jenelle West, RD “The Japanese have the wisdom to…

Our Deepest Fear

By: Nelson Mandela 1994 Inaugural Speech Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to…

The Compulsive Eating Program

Author: Paul Harper, PhD Please note that this is an Archived article and may contain content that is out of date. FOR A MORE FULFILLED LIFE “Hunger comes in many varieties and each requires the proper kind of nourishment to be satisfied. Trying to fill emotional hunger, or a hunger of the soul with food…

“The Invitation”

By: Inspired by Oriah Mountain Dreamer Native American Elder, May 1994 It doesn’t interest me what you do for a living. I want to know what you ache for, and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart’s longing. It doesn’t interest me how old you are. I want to know if you will…