My Journey With an Eating Disorder

It's Eating Disorders Awareness Week here in the UK and in the USA. While it's estimated that there are around 1.25 million people with eating disorders in the UK, we don't really know because there's not nearly enough research. Doctors are given on average less than TWO HOURS of eating disorder training...

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If Not Dieting, Then What?

If you’ve been on the dieting rollercoaster for years, your relationship with food and your body has probably become… well… a little complicated (to say the least). I recently shared with you the False Promises of Dieting. If you missed it (especially if you're new to the non-diet, weight-inclusive...

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Why You Binge and How to Stop

The main reason people binge eat is due to restriction. There are two kinds of restriction that matter: physical restriction and mental restriction. Physical restriction Physical restriction means dieting. It also means trying to lose weight intentionally (you may not call it a diet, you may call...

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How to Sniff Out a Diet in Disguise

Diet culture is sneaky. The 'wellness' industry has seen to that. For some time now the fact that diets don't work has been in the public realm. That's why dieting companies have changed tack and now talk about 'lifestyle changes' and 'wellness'. New food rules appear in the name of 'health'. Things...

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3 Ways to Feel More Confident in Your Body

I recently heard of a psychotherapist giving his client advice that losing weight would improve her confidence 😩🤬. This is not uncommon - and it doesn't only come out of the mouths of therapists (though it's abominable that it does - the therapeutic space is not a place for ADVICE or fixing. It's...

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