Anxiety

Isolation

Social Isolation and the Risk of Eating Disorders

Is Isolation Increasing the Amount of Eating Disorders? By Jessica Carter Our lives have changed drastically over the past several months. Many women have gone from the hustle and bustle of daily living to social isolation, distancing ourselves from friends and family. For those with an eating disorder, COVID–19 has created the perfect storm. The …

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anxiety & eating disorders

Anxiety and Eating Disorders

The Common Link Between Anxiety and Eating Disorders Eating Disorders and Anxiety Disorders often occur in partnership with one another. Recent research suggests that as many as two-thirds of those suffering from Eating Disorders also have a co-occurring Anxiety Disorder.  What is Anxiety?  Anxiety is a term that encompasses feelings of nervousness, fear, worry, and …

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Girl-Shopping

How do I shop for clothes in eating disorder recovery?

When we think about someone recovering from an eating disorder, it often slips our mind that changes in their body may mean they will need new clothes.  Before recovery, a main component of an eating disorder is a negative body image, this usually includes body dissatisfaction, body image distortions, overvaluation of weight, body comparisons and …

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