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Top 5 Ways to Reduce Binge Episodes in the New Year

December 9, 2017

Being part of the 3.5% of the US population are affected by Binge Eating Disorder (BED) [1] doesn’t have to follow you into the New Year. Follow these strategies to make 2018 “The Year You Recovered!” 1. Know Your Triggers […]

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How to Cope with Weight Comments at Family Holiday Parties

December 7, 2017

Sponsored by Magnolia Creek The holidays and family, don’t you just love the weight comments? Know how you will handle a family member who makes unnecessary comments about your weight. Everyone has to prepare for family holidays in their own […]

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5 Fun Holiday Budget Gifts While in Eating Disorder Recovery

December 6, 2017

Holidays in recovery can be tricky. In addition to the stress of social gatherings and potential triggers comes the pressure to give the perfect gift. The gift that shows your loved ones how much you appreciate their support. With so […]

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10 Ways to Keep Hope Alive in Recovery from Anorexia Nervosa

December 6, 2017

Eleanor Roosevelt once said that “the most important word in the English language is hope” [1]. How powerful hope can be. It has the ability to connect us all to each other around a common cause. We find hope in […]

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Coping with Financial Fears During the Holidays After Treatment

December 6, 2017

Seeking treatment can be a financial strain for a family and loved ones. When first seeking treatment, at any level, one of the first steps is to check on insurance coverage of care. Too often, insurance companies do not cover […]

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Holiday Relapse Prevention: What to Do if You Start to Slip

December 6, 2017

Relapse prevention is essential during the holidays when in recovery from an eating disorder. There are various signs to look for when you believe that you might be starting to slip. Share With Others When going to holiday family gatherings, […]

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When Negative Food Talk Takes Over the Office Holiday Party

December 6, 2017

Holidays are a beautiful time. Filled with loved ones, family, friends, and meals. When Christmas parties occur at your work, it can be a struggle for those with an eating disorder. Food, especially food that may feel safe to a […]

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Study Explores Link Between Motor System and Eating Disorders

December 5, 2017

Contributed by Kerri Gilfillan, PsyD – Clinical Lead Eating Disorders – Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center It’s widely understood that individuals with an eating disorder (ED) have a complicated and altered relationship with their bodies. Researchers have been exploring this relationship […]

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Healing from Sexual Trauma and Eating Disorders

December 4, 2017

Contributor: By Rachael Clauson, MAAT, Eating Disorder Specialist, Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Healing from an eating disorder is a complex journey that is rarely linear and predictable. Overcoming an eating disorder involves the healing of the mind, body, and spirit. […]

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Get Through Holiday Parties Without Restricting or Bingeing

December 4, 2017

Holiday celebrations and events typically mean an excess of food and treats that are usually found at this time of year. Often many individuals struggling with an eating disorder may find it difficult to fight off urges to restrict or […]

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