Mindfulness: An Opportunity to Check In With Your Body Without Judgment

Mindfulness: An Opportunity to Check In With Your Body Without Judgment

Mindfulness can be understood as bringing your awareness to the present moment without judgment (Mindful, 2020). In the context of eating, noticing our bodily sensations can help us reflect on what foods help us feel (un)nourished or (un)satisfied. In addition, a moment of mindfulness can provide the chance to identify what emotions and sensations we…

Emergent Research on Eating Disorders in the Black Community

Emergent Research on Eating Disorders in the Black Community

Eating disorders do not discriminate based on sociodemographic characteristics. In fact, eating disorders affect people of all ages, racial/ethnic groups, and gender identities. Despite this knowledge, eating disorders are infrequently discussed in the Black community. Still, it is important to understand how eating disorders may present in Black Americans and how they are perceived in…