Updated: May 1, 2019
Do you ever feel confused about eating disorders and disordered eating?
You may have heard of anorexia and bulimia, but had no idea there were more then that?
With Eating Disorder Awareness Week coming up in February, I made this video to support Eating Disorder Charity 'Beat' and help bring our attention to the issues around eating habits that are so much more prevalent than meets the eye...
Let's face it, with society norms and constant social media exposure, it can become really easy to judge somebody for being 'too skinny' or 'too fat' for our perception.
Yet, those next to us with a perceived 'normal' weight and body perception can be really struggling when it comes to food.
Disordered eating has many many layers and there is a fine line of when it can be called 'an eating disorder'. The truth is, that sometimes even health professionals are unable to give the right guidance for those, who are not perceived as struggling, yet food issues are so private and still feels like there is a lot of shame around the issue.
In the most unhelpful situations, somebody with a binge eating disorder may be referred to Slimming world or Weight Watchers for losing weight, when being weighed every week is the last thing they need to cope.
Many many layers and to many varying degrees... From bingeing, to emotional eating, to food obsession, to yo-yo dieting, to orthorexia... You name it, it's happening at your work, home or even in your local health food store.
Watch this video and debunk some myths about disordered eating today.
And sometimes the relationship with food doesn't even have a label. But if it's bringing you down, keeping you low, anxious and hopeless, it needs attention and action!
If you want to explore your situation, goals and next steps, I offer FREE discovery sessions. To book, head HERE