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Author Simpkins, Kimber.

Title Full : how I learned to satisfy my insatiable hunger and feed my soul / Kimber Simpkins.

Publication Info. Oakland, CA : New Harbinger Publications, Inc., [2015]


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 Cheshire Public Library - Adult Department  BIOGRAPHY SIMPKINS    Check Shelf
Description ix, 291 pages ; 24 cm
Summary "Full is the true, poignant story of one woman's spiritual journey as she recovers from anorexia, eases the emotional pain of her hunger through yoga and Buddhism, and finally becomes full. In this inspiring and captivating memoir, Kimber Simpkins captures vividly-with piercing insight, raw emotion, and often humor-the all-consuming hunger she felt on a daily basis as a result of an eating disorder. Sick of dieting and hating her body, Simpkins decides to get to the bottom of her unhappy relationship with her body. That's when she discovers the healing power of yoga and Buddhism. Along the way, Simpkins realizes her hunger isn't simply physical, but that it comes from a place deep inside her. Through the wise teachings of yoga and meditation, Simpkins discovers she doesn't have to live in a prison of self-dissatisfaction. In fact, by understanding the root of her pain and learning to love herself in body, mind, and spirit, Simpkins is able to truly set herself free. As she wrestles with her inner demons of hunger and perfectionism and learns how self-acceptance can soften even her toughest inner critic, Simpkins takes us along on her voyage of self-discovery. At its core, this book is a journey to find true self-fulfillment that will inspire readers in their own search to create a full and meaningful life"-- Provided by publisher.
"In her memoir Full, Kimber Simpkins captures vividly--with piercing insight, raw emotion, and humor--the all-consuming hunger that she felt on a daily basis due to an eating disorder and body dissatisfaction. As she experiences a spiritual awakening through yoga and Buddhism, Simpkins takes readers on her painful yet poignant journey as she recovers from anorexia, eases the emotional pain of her hunger, and finally becomes full"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Simpkins, Kimber -- Mental health.
Anorexia -- Patients -- Biography.
Anorexia -- Patients -- Religious life.
Yoga -- Therapeutic use.
Anorexia -- United States -- Biography.
PSYCHOLOGY / Psychopathology / Eating Disorders.
BODY, MIND & SPIRIT / Meditation.
ISBN 9781626252271 hardcover
1626252270 hardcover
9781626252288 (pdf e-book)
9781626252295 (epub)
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