How to Cultivate a Healthy Relationship with Exercise in Eating Disorder Recovery

Movement is almost as important as eating during eating disorder recovery. Note, I said movement, not exercise. There are countless benefits of movement including elevating mood, decreasing anxiety, improving digestion and strengthening bones. One of the questions I often hear people ask is “will I ever have a healthy relationship with exercise?” People have allContinue reading “How to Cultivate a Healthy Relationship with Exercise in Eating Disorder Recovery”

How to Manage Holiday Gatherings When You’re on a Diet (No, Not That Kind of Diet)

By now you’re a pro at managing your food allergy, intolerance, or special dietary restrictions, but what about at holiday parties? Especially when you have a history of disordered eating and people at the party know about it, meal time can get awkward. The people around you might feel the need to ask intrusive questionsContinue reading “How to Manage Holiday Gatherings When You’re on a Diet (No, Not That Kind of Diet)”

11 Tips for Nourishing Yourself When You Feel Too Depressed to Cook

Whether depression, illness, or exhaustion is making it impossible for you to cook, check out these 11 tips for nourishing yourself: 1. Make Your Go-To List Sometimes it’s too difficult to even think of simple things to make. Keep this list handy for simple meals to prepare. For example, peanut butter and banana on toastContinue reading “11 Tips for Nourishing Yourself When You Feel Too Depressed to Cook”