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Eating Issues

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How can I develop coping strategies?

Developing coping strategies or tools to cope, is a powerful way to deal with life's inevitable challenges. Learn some new ways to cope.

Challenging negative self-talk

Self-talk are those thoughts or things you say to yourself. Self-talk is often negative and skews how we see ourselves. Learn how to identify and manage your self-talk.

Overcoming an eating disorder

An eating disorder is when a person has extreme disturbances in eating behavior. Learn how to help someone you think has an eating disorder.

Body image: love the skin you’re in

Having an unhealthy body image is the belief that your body is bigger or smaller than it is in reality. Learn about how to get a more positive body image.

Bulimia Nervosa

Bulimia Nervosa is a type of eating disorder. Learn about the symptoms, causes, ways to treat this eating disorder.

Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Obsession or intense preoccupation with a part of your body is known as Body Dysmorphic Disorder (or BDD). Learn about how BDD affects you and ways to manage it.

Anorexia Nervosa

Anorexia Nervosa is an eating disorder that causes people to obsess about their weight and the food that they eat.

Diets, losing weight, and finding peace in your body

Learn about eating more healthily and get some facts about weight-loss and dieting.

Binge eating

Regularly eating large amounts of food when you are not feeling hungry, to the point of being very full, is known as binge eating. Learn about the causes and effects and tips on how to get help.

Comfort eating

Comfort eating is eating as a response to certain emotions. Learn how to manage comfort eating and deal with your emotions more effectively.

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