Recovery from an eating disorder is possible – we see it all the time in our community.
Society today normalizes many disordered beliefs and behaviours when it comes to food and exercise. This can make it difficult to recognize the warning signs of an eating disorder. Here are just some of the ways disordered thoughts and behaviours may show up:
Anyone can develop an eating disorder. You do not need to look or behave in a specific way or meet certain criteria in order to be deserving of support. If your relationship with food or your body image is causing anxiety or taking away from your ability to be present and feel fulfilled in your life, then it’s time to consider seeking help.
First of all, be gentle with yourself. You did not choose this and you are not to blame. When you feel ready, you can start to take the first steps towards recovery, in a way that feels right for you. Here are a few ways to get started:
Each individual’s recovery journey is unique. Finding the right support and resources for the stage you are at is important. Whether you’re just starting out or you’re well into recovery and wishing to expand your toolkit of coping strategies, our curated list of resources is here to support you along the way. Visit our Blog
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