Saturday, October 16, 2021

Comments by Hilary Bryant

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  • I hope you had a wonderful experience at your first yoga class. Yoga has the power to completely change your life if you are open to it. Imagine the possibilities if all forms of ‘treatment’ were as positive and holistic as yoga. Yoga encourages the practitioner to look inside for strength and healing. My practice helped me to grow and evolve into the person I wanted to be, unlike the psychiatric system that encouraged me to be stagnant, dependent and mediocre. I couldn’t agree more that we need these alternatives to be available all over the country. I hope to help make that possible!
    Thank you for reading and for taking the time to comment.

  • I’m so grateful to be where I am at today. I feel like the luckiest person in the world to be able to work in this profession. Sharing the healing power of yoga with people with similar experiences brings immeasurable meaning to my life. I know how much I could have benefited from these holistic practices had they been offered to me as a form of valuable treatment when my struggles first began. I hope to see that become commonplace in my lifetime.
    Thank you so much for taking the time to read this, as well as comment.

  • Thank you, Rossa. It warms my heart to hear you speak of myself and my story in this way. I am so fortunate to be able to give back. I feel so lucky to even share the slightest bit of healing with others like myself. Yoga is a powerful healer for eating disorders. I hope to increase the number of yoga programs in my area for those struggling with eating disorders. It is definitely an under-served population. I’m happy to hear your instructor benefited in the same way I did.

  • I know how hard it must be to maintain hope. I was so fortunate that my parents never gave up on me, even though I gave them countless reasons to believe I would not make it through my struggles. Your daughter is fortunate to have a mother so informed. I wonder if my parents’ views would have changed had they had a resource such as this. I encourage you to keep that hope alive because as I said, healing is possible. Light can emerge from even the darkest of places.

    Sending positive thoughts your way.

  • The fact that you find my story inspiring gives meaning to my experience. It is comments such as this that encouraged me to come out of the darkness and share my story. So thank you for the encouragement, and for taking the time to read this.