Author Archives: Laura Hearn

  • ‘Jiggsaw Reflection Series 020’

    Life on life’s terms – sounds simple right? Or do you add in a whole heaps of ‘what ifs, maybe’s and but’s…? Recovery has taught me to be more fluid in my life, to give up the control, and to embrace the unknown.


    Living with an eating disorder can feel like living in a prison…in solitary confinement. So, with the current situation actually enforcing less physical contact, it has the potential to allow an eating disorder to run riot. I hope this post will be helpful to anyone who may be struggling to cope right now.

  • COVID-19

    As we all adapt to a completely new life, a new world and a potentially new future…what are we learning, what have I learnt so far, and what have we yet to learn about something that is still such an unknown?

  • How Far Have You Come?

    No matter how big, small or insignificant you feel it is, take the time to acknowledge every achievement you make. You don’t need to wait for someone else to do it for you!

  • ‘Jiggsaw Reflection Series 019’

    Are you one of life’s planners? Do you feel safe knowing what’s happening tomorrow and the next day? Most of us do, but these parameters can be limiting.

  • Adversity To Advantage

    I used to think of my eating disorder as something that took so much of my life from me. It is only in recovery, that I have learnt that it was perhaps my biggest teacher. I spoke to Petra Velzeboer, about how I use my experience to nurture my success, and craft out my own unique superpower.