Self-Care In Disordered Eating Recovery

Eating Disorder Counselling

You are on a journey towards recovering from disordered eating, and self-care is crucial. Taking care of your physical, emotional, and mental well-being is essential in finding balance and creating a constructive mindset towards food and body image. As you embark on this journey, prioritising self-care in your daily life is essential. Self-care involves any activity that helps to improve …

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Eating Disorders and Social Eating

Social Eating Eating Disorders

Connecting with Others: The Importance of Social Eating in our Lives As human beings, we have an innate need for connection and belonging. One of the most fundamental ways we connect is by sharing meals. From family dinners to holiday feasts, food is a universal language that brings us together and creates a sense of community. For those struggling with …

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Embracing Body Positivity in Eating Disorder Recovery

Counselling Body Image

Body Positivity We all can relate to the self-doubt and insecurity that can arise when we look in the mirror. For many people, this feeling is amplified when they struggle with an eating disorder. Eating disorders are complex mental challenges that can affect us regardless of age, gender, or background. These disorders often involve an unhealthy relationship with food and …

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Exercise And Eating Disorders

Counselling And Eating

Exploring the Complex Relationship Between Eating Disorders and Exercise Eating disorders and exercise are often connected in complex and intricate ways. For many people struggling with an eating disorder, exercise can become a compulsion driven by an intense desire to control their weight and shape. At the same time, exercise can also be a form of punishment for eating or …

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Unhealthy Relationship with Food how Therapy can help

Eating Disorder Counselling

Relationship with Food Food is more than just fuel for our bodies; it has a nourishing and nurturing aspect. It’s a source of comfort, joy, and pleasure and integral to our culture, traditions, and social interactions. But for some of us, food can also become a source of pain, shame, and addiction. You’re not alone if you’re struggling with your …

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The Fear Of Gaining Weight: Healing In Therapy

Eating Issues And Counselling

Fear Of Gaining Weight Gaining weight is a natural and healthy part of life. However, for some people, the fear of gaining weight can lead to significant emotional distress and impact their mental health. Many people struggling with eating disorders or body image issues may avoid therapy because they fear the therapist will encourage weight gain. However, therapy can be …

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Healing From A History Of Dieting And Restrictive Eating In Therapy

Counselling And Eating Disorders

Healing from a history of dieting and restrictive eating in therapy can be difficult. The constant pressure to maintain a specific body type and weight can lead to a cycle of disordered eating behaviours. Unfortunately, the diet industry promotes unrealistic beauty standards, and this pressure to conform to a specific body type can lead to harmful eating habits that negatively …

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Cultural and Societal Expectations on Body Image

Eating Disorders And Social Medias

Expectations on Body Image Body image and eating habits are interconnected concepts that can significantly impact well-being. Body image refers to how a person sees themselves and their body, while eating habits refer to the types and amounts of food they eat. Unfortunately, societal and cultural expectations can significantly impact both body image and eating habits, leading to negative consequences …

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Understanding And Managing Binge Eating In Therapy

Binge Eating And Counselling Help

Managing Binge Eating Binge eating disorder (BED) is a severe and common mental health condition affecting millions worldwide. Binge eating is characterised by consuming large amounts of food quickly, losing control during the episode, and experiencing guilt, shame, or distress afterwards. While it is unclear what causes BED, it is believed to be linked to genetic, environmental, and psychological factors. …

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The Role Of Mindfulness In Recovery From Disordered Eating

Mindfulness And Eating

Mindfulness In Recovery Disordered eating is a widespread issue that affects millions of people worldwide. It is a complex condition that encompasses a range of eating behaviours, such as binge eating, restrictive eating, and purging. Disordered eating can have serious consequences for physical and mental health, and it is crucial to address the issue as early as possible. One approach …

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