Much like judging others based on their skin colour, religious beliefs, gender or sexuality, judging someone on their body size and weight is equally as discriminatory. We sometimes refer to this as “weightist”. In Australia, we’ve progressed significantly toward a… Read More »Health At Every Size (HAES)
Has social media got you feeling not-so-great about your body? You’re not alone. Research shows that social media increases the release of dopamine in our brains. This makes us feel good but at the same time, also makes us feel… Read More »Tips On How To Make Your Social Media Feed More Body Positive
What is Orthorexia? Orthorexia is a new definition of an eating disorder that doesn’t quite fit the other eating disorder categories. It’s a form of anxiety and obsession with eating how you identify as “healthy”. That might be strictly gluten-free… Read More »Orthorexia: How To Know When Eating Healthy Has Become An Issue
Finding and connecting with a health professional who is experienced in eating disorders can be challenging. The choice of clinician can potentially impact the recovery journeys of people living with an eating disorder. A Credentialed Eating Disorder Clinician (CEDC) is… Read More »What Is A Credentialed Eating Disorder Clinician?
What is an eating disorder?Eating disorders are psychological conditions with a focus around food. There are several different types (and sub-types) of eating disorders. Most people think you can ‘see’ eating disorders, that people with eating disorders are very underweight,… Read More »Getting Help For Eating Disorders