It Gets Better: Not Just for Everyone Else

March 19th, 2019 // // Tags: , , , , , , , ,

—Hope for Eating Disorder Recovery— Hello. I would like to introduce myself. I am the only person in the world who cannot recover from an eating disorder....

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National Nutrition Month: Eat Right, Live Right, Feel Right

March 12th, 2019 // // Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

March is National Nutrition Month, an annual recognition of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  The purpose is to provide education and information to the public on...

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Is it All in Your Head? How Neurofeedback Supports Eating Disorder Recovery

January 18th, 2019 // // Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

When it comes to eating disorders, there are many aspects of these mental health conditions that can be misunderstood. The symptoms of eating disorders can be misconstrued...

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Here’s Why You Need to Ditch the Dieting Bandwagon in the New Year

January 2nd, 2019 // // Tags: , , , , , , , ,

In a survey conducted in 2017 on New Year’s Resolutions, almost 50% of Americans surveyed said that losing weight was their main goal, second only to saving...

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How to Use CBT Techniques to Manage Stressful Holiday Gatherings

December 10th, 2018 // // Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

For anyone in recovery from an eating disorder, the holidays can take on a whole new level of stress. Triggers can come in many different forms, especially...

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Take the Holidays Back from Ed: Ten Tips

November 16th, 2018 // // Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

I distinctly remember feeling fat wearing the leotard pictured here. Yes, at the young age of four, I already heard Ed screaming, “You aren’t good enough.” If...

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What is the Relationship Between Sexual Abuse and Eating Disorders? A Conversation Between Jenni Schaefer and Dr. Tian Dayton

October 25th, 2018 // // Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Current events have brought sexual abuse onto center stage, so I wanted to drill down on the relationship between sexual abuse and eating disorders. Jenni Schaefer and...

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I’m Never Going to Get Better: 13 Ways to Help Your Loved One Maintain Hope in Eating Disorders and PTSD Treatment

September 27th, 2018 // // Tags: , , , , , , , ,

I’m never going to get better. I’m the only person in the world who won’t recover. I said this about my eating disorder, and, later, I said...

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Binge Eating Disorder or Overeating—How to know if Your Teen is Struggling

September 24th, 2018 // // Tags: , , , , ,

You may notice your teenager overeat occasionally or maybe seem overeager when it comes to food. Perhaps you’ve observed your teen skipping meals but consuming a large...

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ED Recovery Is Not About Perfection

September 19th, 2018 // // Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Eating disorders have been termed as thought disorders because of the myriad of intrusive, irrational thoughts that occur every second of every day for those struggling with...

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