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Are comments about weight harmful?

Sometimes we don’t look or feel our best and a comment – negative or positive – about our weight or body may make us a bit self-conscious. Even though others may have the best intentions, these comments can be harmful [...]

2019-09-27T07:23:43+00:00April 3rd, 2019|

Did you choose your eating disorder?

It is hard for people to understand that eating disorders are not a choice, they are not a lifestyle. Someone with an eating disorder is not trying to garner attention; they are not choosing to battle a life-altering mental health [...]

2019-10-01T07:11:04+00:00March 27th, 2019|

Loving your Body and Overcoming your Fears

Body image is often an incredibly overwhelming subject for individuals suffering from an eating disorder.  Improving one’s body image is most often one of the last components of recovery from an eating disorder, making this topic very difficult to discuss. [...]

2019-09-27T07:26:53+00:00February 21st, 2019|

Why do athletes struggle with eating disorders?

The National Eating Disorders Association estimates that 20 million women meet criteria for an eating disorder at some point during their lives. In recent studies of NCAA athletes, over one-third of female athletes reported attitudes and symptoms placing them at risk [...]

2019-09-27T07:29:00+00:00November 13th, 2018|

Am I too old to have an eating disorder?

In a culture obsessed with youth, we typically think of eating disorders a young person’s issue. However, eating disorders are affecting more middle age and older individuals. Eating disorders in the older population tend to receive less media attention; however, [...]

2019-09-27T07:29:30+00:00October 24th, 2018|

Anorexia vs Bulimia: What’s the Difference?

Both anorexia and bulimia can seriously damage your body. These conditions take a greater physical toll than most other mental health problems. However, in anorexia vs bulimia, what's the difference? Each of these eating disorders begin for a wide range [...]

2019-09-27T07:30:03+00:00October 12th, 2018|

What Is Atypical Anorexia Nervosa?

Two people can have the same eating disorder. However, their behaviors and symptoms aren't always the same. These differences defy the beliefs that people have about eating disorders. Because of that, they may be wondering: what is atypical anorexia nervosa? [...]

2019-09-27T07:33:27+00:00July 26th, 2018|