Navigating Holiday Stress: Understanding Eating Disorders and Coping Mechanisms 

Navigating Holiday Stress: Understanding Eating Disorders and Coping Mechanisms 

The holiday season is often painted with images of joy, celebration, and togetherness. However, for those struggling with eating disorders, this festive time can be one of stress and anxiety. Food-centric gatherings, societal pressure to indulge, and the fear of judgment can trigger an even more difficult relationship between food and one’s body. As a…

How to Support Loved Ones with Eating Disorders During the Holiday Season 

How to Support Loved Ones with Eating Disorders During the Holiday Season 

The holiday season is typically filled with joyous occasions spent with family, cozy nights indoors, and celebrations with delicious food. For people struggling with eating disorders, however, these winter months can bring about increased inner pain and turmoil as they navigate around meals and foods commonly enjoyed with family and friends. The stress of dealing…