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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. 

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28 June 2019

Stop binging and start building a healthy relationship with your food

Welcome to the Bulimia Nervosa and Binge Eating Disorder self-help series. 

While everyone’s relationship with food and diet is unique, there are some common things people who suffer with an eating disorder experience. Whether you have a diagnosis for Binge Eating Disorder or Bulimia, or feel you might be experiencing some form of disordered eating, this empowering blog series can help in your journey to recovery and feeling better

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28 June 2019

5 tips to remember in recovery

By Brooke
'My name is Brooke and I'm a 22-year-old University graduate working in Marketing. I have suffered from anorexia nervosa for the past 7 years and an anxiety disorder almost all my life. I decided to write this blog in the hopes of helping and inspiring someone who may be struggling through their own eating disorder journey. I want everyone to know that we have the power to take back the lives our eating disorders stole from us and to finally start living the life we all deserve.'

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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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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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7 December 2018

10 ways to better care for yourself this holiday season

The holiday season can be a time of love, and togetherness, but it can also be pretty stressful if you have an eating disorder. It can also be an opportunity to take the focus off your illness and enjoy yourself. To get through the holiday period, it’s useful to put in place some self-care strategies. Here’s some tips our Helpline counsellors have suggested:

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23 November 2018

How can I tell if my child has an eating disorder?

You have noticed some changes in your child around food and how they are talking about their body or appearance. You are concerned but have no idea what you should do. Where do you start? Do you say something? Should you seek professional advice?

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