It’s hard to focus on the positive when you’re constantly looking at your appearance and pointing out your flaws. You feel disappointed as you look in the mirror and see something about you that you just don’t love. The criticisms that flood your thoughts as you look at your reflection make you feel like you’reContinue reading “How Does Body Image Affect Mental Health? Tips from a New Jersey Eating Disorder Therapist”
What is disordered eating? Disordered eating encompasses a range of thoughts, feelings, and behaviors surrounding food and body image. Although your eating patterns may not fit the standards for a specific eating disorder, disordered eating patterns include a variety of abnormal behaviors that aren’t typical of healthy eating habits.
All too often we’re faced with the stigma of mental health when we talk about going to therapy.