Recovery and holidays

Reflecting on Recovery

Managing Anxiety During the Holidays For most of us, the holidays fill us with joy, peace, and happiness. However, for those practicing recovery from an eating disorder, envisioning themselves at a holiday gathering may bring overwhelming feelings of fear and anxiety.  Although eating disorders can make celebrating holiday traditions difficult, fostering change and challenging disordered…

What’s the connection between eating disorders and mental health?

Did you know that many individuals who have an eating disorder often struggle with a co-occurring mental health condition, such as anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, or depression? In fact, eating disorders often develop as coping mechanisms for many of these conditions. Is there a link between eating disorders and other mental health problems?   Anorexia Anorexia…