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A space for sharing all things body image and eating disorders related.
Blogs written by our staff and those with a lived experience. 

Experience

28 May 2019

My letter to you

By Michaela: "I'm a carer of a loved one with an eating disorder, only it wasn't until much recently that I even realised that to be my role. I wasn't exactly sure how to approach the subject, so I decided to write a letter."

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Tips

11 April 2019

7 apps to help you take a breath and reconnect with yourself

Sometimes as our mind races, our thoughts can feel slightly out of control. Or we might feel overwhelmed by our eating disorder voice, self-criticism, or anxiety. When these emotions arise, we may not have the words to fully express what we’re feeling. Or maybe we don’t feel like talking at all. It can be helpful to take a moment, breath, and plug in – to an app.

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Experience

10 March 2019

Misunderstood: Myths and facts about binge eating disorder

Binge eating disorder is widely misunderstood, and considering it's the most common, it's about time we understood.

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Experience

8 March 2019

Happy International Women's Day from Butterfly

#BALANCEFORBETTER

Today is Interantional Women's Day and the theme is #BalanceForBetter.
We asked our team to share with us what IWD means to them.

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Tips

21 January 2019

9 tips to help challenge your inner critic post holidays

The holiday period can be a tough time if you’re experiencing an eating disorder. Post-Christmas and New Years can be even more challenging. As you move past this holiday season, your inner critic may be louder than usual and expectations at an all-time high.

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Tips

15 December 2018

10 things I want my family and friends to understand about my eating disorder

By Giulia
'My name is Giulia, I am 20 years old and have one year left of my Early Childhood Education and Care degree. I have suffered with anorexia nervosa for about five or six years. After listening to an episode of The Recovery Warrior Show podcast, and knowing firsthand how difficult it can be to communicate about an eating disorder with loved ones, I was inspired to create this list of ten things that I wish my family and friends understood about my eating disorder.'

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