Coping With The Holidays While in Eating Disorder Recovery

We know those in eating disorder recovery can face a number of challenges with the Holiday's in full swing. It is important for those in recovery to feel prepared for whatever they may encounter during this potentially difficult time of year.

Below is a round-up of 11 articles and posts with tips and inspiration on how to best prepare, overcome and ultimately conquer Holiday obstacles that may stand in the way! 

If you are looking for some extra support during the Holiday season, contact us to discuss treatment options. We are offering flexible short-term intensive options during the holiday season and winter break for both high school and college students. 

Wishing you Happy Holidays from the entire BALANCE Team! 

How To Navigate Food Abundant Holidays While in Eating Disorder Recovery

by Emily Fonnesbeck, RD via Angie Viets

4 Tips for Managing Triggers During the Holidays

by Kira Rakova via the NEDA blog

The Non-Diet Book Christmas Gift List 

by Laura Thomas PHD

How To Deal With Rampant Body Talk Around The Holidays

by Cory Stieg via Refinery29

Kesha: The Holidays Are Hard If You Struggle With Mental Illness. Don't Blame Yourself

by Kesha Rose

The Gift of an Eating Disorder

by Ginny Jones via More Love 

Starting Treatment During the Holidays? Read This First 

by Dr. Colleen Reichmann via Recovery Warriors 

How To Stop Beating Yourself Up About What You Eat, This Holiday Season

by Jennifer Rollin, MSW, LCSW-C

Here’s How to Support Someone with an Eating Disorder at Christmas

by Frances Coleman-Williams

5 Coping Skills to Support Your Recovery This Holiday Season

by Libby Lyons, LCSW

10 Things To Do After a Binge Over Christmas

by Laura Dennison via Not Plant Based