a pair recognizes that eating disorder support is important

How to Support Someone with an Eating Disorder

Not everyone who recognizes that they have a problem is willing to take that all-important first step in seeking treatment. Many times they think that they can deal with the situation on their own. When helping a friend or family member acknowledge an eating disorder, it is important to offer disordered eating support so that…

two women embracing as they begin to participate in National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

While many diseases can wreak havoc on an individual’s life, eating disorders can have a particularly adverse impact. Luckily, the National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) created an event to address and resolve the issues that result from this disease. The event is called National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. During this time, focus on the importance…

evidence of intuitive eating

Ever Heard of Intuitive Eating?

We are born as natural intuitive eaters. As babies we cry, eat, and then we’re done until we feel hungry again. As we grow up we are innately able to balance our intake. However, when rules and restrictions are set around food we lose that intuitive ability. We learn to clean our plates. We learn…