Our diet-obsessed culture has hijacked protein and put it on a pedestal as a nutrient that will promote weight loss and help us eat less of those “bad” carbs and fats. The result has been fad diets that are high in protein.
The holidays are a lot to manage. Travel plans, coordinating family gatherings, and the never-ending list of gifts—I feel short of breath just thinking about it. But we know, in addition to the “typical demands” of this time of year, struggling with an eating disorder makes it a million times more complicated.
What if there is a way to turn negativity into posiyivity?
The short answer?
Reframing is an important part of therapy and can help one to look past what the eating disorder has shaped in terms of nutrition, body image, and exercise.
How is this study relevant to eating disorders?
It’s only through establishing a trust that we can begin to feel safe in our bodies again and experience a sense of peace and wholeness.
I don’t know about you, but I bought that “No pain, no gain” philosophy hook, line and sinker.