What are food rules? Food Rules are a set of guidelines that a person internalizes that dictates when, where, how, and what he or she can eat on a given day. Here are some examples of common food rules found in our culture: "Do not eat anything after 7:00 pm." "No more than _________ calories [...]
"Everyone is a little disordered, right?" I've been asked this question a countless number of times by friends and family when they discover that I work in the field of eating disorders. Sometimes the person posing the question is referring to the fact that everyone occasionally overeats, eats based off of their emotions, or is [...]
Eating Disorder Recovery: Motivation
Is there a way to enjoy holiday treats without overindulging? Is overindulging the same thing as binging? Is it restricting if I say "no" to a dessert that I really don't want? How do we make sense of this?