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The Importance of Pronouns

A lot goes into a person’s sense of identity: their family upbringing, their cultural background, their name, and even their pronouns. This may not be something you think about regularly until someone else invalidates part of your identity. It can be as seemingly harmless as someone mispronouncing your name, calling you by the wrong name, … Read More

Self-Compassion is Essential to Eating Disorder Recovery

I am in recovery from an eating disorder. It has been a journey filled with many challenges and many rewards. One of the most important lessons I have learned from my struggle is that self-compassion is a critical tool in coping with life, relationships, and health. Individuals experiencing eating disorders often battle perfectionism, people-pleasing, and … Read More

The Dangers of Calorie Counting Apps

As Holidays Approach, Health Tech Not the Healthiest Choice for All  With the holidays right around the corner, there’s one gift that is making many people’s wish lists: health tech. From smartwatches to smart scales to fitness trackers, these devices are often top of mind during the holidays, especially as people start to think about setting health-related resolutions for the new year.   But for those who are struggling with an eating disorder, these devices may do more harm … Read More

No-Knead Bread

Adapted from New York Times Cooking Yes, you can make bread. No, you don’t need any hard-to-find ingredients or expensive equipment. You don’t even “knead” to knead it! Ingredients:  3 cups all-purpose or bread flour, plus a bit more for dusting 1/4 teaspoon instant yeast 1 1/4 teaspoons salt Preparation:  Step 1 Combine the ingredients … Read More

Supporting Your Loved One During the Holiday Season

For many people, the holiday season is a source of great joy. It often provides a time for socializing, celebration, and reunion, and instills happiness. Often for those who have eating disorders, this can be a particularly stressful and dreaded time of year. The following are suggestions from your loved ones and clinical professionals as … Read More