The Diet Trap and 4 Ways to Survive the Holidays

Christmas cookies, Christmas cakes, Christmas turkey, egg nog, …I’ve been thinking about how the stress of compulsive eating, emotional eating, dieting, and disordered eating affect so many people this time of year...

It can be so tempting, to use food as a comfort for unmet feelings or to to diet/restrict food as a way to avoid or control uncomfortable feelings. However, it has been proven, again and again, that diets don’t work.

Here’s why and here’s what you can do instead.

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World Eating Disorders Action Day: Breaking Stigma and Bringing Inclusion for Recovery

Eating Disorders do not just affect straight, white adolescent women…They are not a fad or a diet, they do not occur outside cultural context, and bringing awareness of intersectionality can help with prevention and treatment.

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