Vacations are an exciting adventure to plan and to anticipate. Being able to plan and know what to prepare for around the holiday season can help you in your recovery process. Often holidays mean gathering with family, friends, and attending multiple parties. It can be stressful when approaching this for the first time when working [...] Read More
Eating disorder recovery is challenging for many reasons. Eating disorders, such as anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder, are chronic by nature and require constant vigilance and dedication to the healing process in order to maintain recovery for the long-term. With eating disorders being among the most fatal of psychiatric illnesses, professional treatment and interventions [...] Read More
When it comes to vacations, this is something that many of us typically look forward to and anticipate with excitement. Taking a break from the normal day to day schedule can be a welcomed escape, whether it be for a weekend or an extended period of time. Going to a different place, experiencing new cultures [...] Read More
Contributor: Crystal Karges, MS, RDN, IBCLC, Director of Content and Social Media at Eating Disorder Hope/Addiction Hope Traveling abroad can offer many memorable experiences, and seeing part of the world that you have never explored before can bring an eye-opening and refreshing experience. However, traveling abroad and in foreign countries can also bring unanticipated stressors, [...] Read More
Contributor: Crystal Karges, MS, RDN, IBCLC, Director of Content and Social Media at Eating Disorder Hope/Addiction Hope Whether for business or leisure, traveling is often part of living and included in normal routines. Even if traveling may not necessarily be your “cup of tea”, you may find if necessary for various reasons, such as work-related [...] Read More
Contributor: Crystal Karges, MS, RDN, IBCLC, Director of Content and Social Media at Eating Disorder Hope/Addiction Hope Traveling with family and close friends can create memorable experiences. Whether traveling abroad in foreign countries or on a cross-country road trip, having someone that you trust and are close to along with you can a trip more [...] Read More
Contributed by Crystal Karges, MS, RDN, IBCLC Special Projects Coordinator at Eating Disorder Hope/Addiction Hope College is a wonderful time of learning, exploration, experiencing new adventures, and gaining more autonomy and independence. For the college student in recovery, establishing a firm plan for treatment is essential for maintaining progress, and any lapses in structure could [...] Read More
Contributor: Crystal Karges, MS, RDN, IBCLC Special Projects Coordinator at Eating Disorder Hope/Addiction Hope Summer vacation is something that we often look forward to every year, as this season signifies a break from the normal routine that is usually followed. Whether in school or working, many individuals utilize the summer season as a time for [...] Read More
Summertime is a season for resting, traveling, vacationing, exploring – taking a break from the normal routine of work and school. Whether vacationing by the pool or beachside, there are countless ways to enjoy the summer months. However, for someone who may be recovering from an eating disorder, or for a person who might be struggling [...] Read More
Contributor: Crystal Karges, MS, RDN, IBCLC, Director of Content and Social Media at Eating Disorder Hope/Addiction Hope Consistency is an important aspect of recovery from an eating disorder. Whether with therapy appointments, a meal plan, or continuing work with your support group, being consistent with the various components of your recovery will allow you to [...] Read More
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