Tips and advice
These tips have been submitted by real people who have experienced eating disorders and want to share what they wish they’d known then, about a range of topics, to help others.
We review all tips submitted to us to ensure they don’t contain potentially triggering content. However, as these are personal reflections of experiences with eating disorders – and sometimes other mental health issues – posts may contain themes, topics, and descriptions that you may find difficult or upsetting to read. Please do put your own wellbeing first and if you are feeling vulnerable, scroll past, return another day, or access our support services.
It can be hard to talk to your GP about your eating disorder for the first time, but it’s important that you ask for help. The sooner you get treatment, the better the chance of recovery. From someone who’s been there, here are my tips: Book a double...
If you're working on your recovery, you may find some days feel overwhelming. This is completely normal and you're not alone. Here are some of the strategies I used - and continue to use - to help me through those days. I hope they help you too.1. You are not alone It...
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