Common scenario: you’re getting ready for the day and you’ve got a cute top on, but when you go to slip on your pants, you can barely button them up. They may be cutting into your waist, unable to close, and just plain too tight. Regardless of where you are with your body image, this moment of being too expansive for your clothing can set off internal panic. You wonder what happened between this moment and the last time you wore these pants? Did you expand that much in one week? Why do you still even care about these things? One simple trigger has the potential to ruin your whole day if you let it.
Are you at the point of not knowing what the heck is going on with your body and you’re ready to try an elimination diet? Or have you been on an elimination diet before that made you question your entire relationship with food? Unfortunately, elimination diets can often lead to a more damaging relationship with food if you’re not properly educated on the purpose, duration, and logistics of the diet, if you’re not following up with a healthcare professional, or if you experience weight changes while on the diet.
For anyone who has ever struggled with their relationship with food or their body, read this article before embarking on any kind of elimination diet.
Have you ever been told you’re “too sensitive”? Do you need to recover after a day of being out in the world? Do you notice subtleties that no one else seems to notice? Are you easily overwhelmed by too much stimulation? You may be highly sensitive. Highly sensitive people (HSPs) are often misunderstood and may have a difficult time navigating a world that does not cater to the highly sensitive. Understanding the condition and recognizing that you have it can be incredibly helpful.
Eating, something we all do multiple times each day, can present with many difficulties for a HSP, so here are my 5 tips for navigating meal times when you’re highly sensitive.
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Recovery is hard and relapse is always an option, but here are 51 reasons to not relapse. Whether it’s recovery from an eating disorder, substance abuse, mental illness, self injury, or alcoholism. Feel free to add your own! Because I don’t want to be a hypocrite. How can I tell others what to eat whenContinue reading “51 Reasons to Keep on Keeping on (Why not relapse?)”
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