Top 10 Tips for Eating Disorder Recovery

Self Acceptance  ~  Health  ~  Well-being

1 – Work with an eating disorder specialist treatment team if at all possible. If not, seek out some of the many wonderful self-help programs available to assist you in recovery.

2 – Develop self-acceptance through practicing compassion toward self.

3 – Develop a positive and self-nurturing internal dialogue.

4 – Get treatment for co-occurring disorders such as anxiety and depression.

5 – Practice mindfulness and living in the moment.

6 – Listen to and honor your feelings.

7 – Eat well and listen to your body’s hunger and fullness signs.

8 – Accept your genetic makeup and appreciate your body.

9 – Have a relapse prevention or correction plan.

10 – Develop faith and trust in God and let go of what you cannot control.


Last reviewed: By Jacquelyn Ekern, MS, LPC on February 23, 2017

Page last updated: February 23, 2017
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