Eating Disorders

Therapy for Eating Disorders

Therapy for Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are serious, but treatable mental and physical illnesses that can affect people of every age, sex, gender, race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic group. According to NEDA (National Eating Disorders Association) an estimated 20 million women and 10 million men in America will have an eating disorder at some point in their lives. While no one knows for sure what causes eating disorders, a growing consensus suggests that it is a range of biological, psychological, and sociocultural factors. 

Nutrition & Mental Health Research

Nutrition & Mental Health Research

It is pretty well known that the way we eat affects both our physical and mental health. While this seems simple, there are many claims to certain foods out there. Let’s break down some research studies that analyze this topic.

How To Bounce Back From Rock Bottom

How To Bounce Back From Rock Bottom

Life is very much like a roller coaster - full of ups and downs. At some point or another you may find yourself going through one of those low points. Whether it’s the lose of a job, an addiction, or perhaps something entirely out of your control - life happens and sometimes you can’t always avoid it. So what can you do to bounce yourself back to a better place? Here are a few suggestions.

Avoid These Foods If You Have Anxiety or Depression

Avoid These Foods If You Have Anxiety or Depression

Could it be possible that the food you’re eating could be making you feel worse, not better? If so, this is a great opportunity to use food as medicine and flip your diet around. Here are a few foods that you should definitely eliminate from your diet if you have depression or anxiety.

8 Foods You Should Eat If You Have Depression

8 Foods You Should Eat If You Have Depression

The food we eat is directly tied to how we feel! That’s why eating the right foods should be an important part of your strategy to combat depression. Here are 8 foods you should add to your diet to help combat your symptoms.

The Best Instagram Accounts For Mental Health

The Best Instagram Accounts For Mental Health

Looking for some new instagram accounts to follow? We’ve compiled a list of a few of the best accounts to follow for your mental health. Take a look!

10 Famous Men Who Have Struggled With Mental Health

10 famous male celebrities that have struggled with mental health issues.

Using Laughter As Medicine

Using Laughter As Medicine

Getting in a good laugh can make your whole day better! But, did you know that it can actually improve your health?

5 Feel Good Podcasts You Will Love

5 Feel Good Podcasts You Will Love

There are so many great podcasts out there today, so finding the right one to listen to can be tough. Never fear - we have you covered with 5 podcasts feel good podcasts you’ll love!

Perks of Online Therapy

Perks of Online Therapy

If you are curious about trying online therapy, there are some great advantages to consider!

What is CBT?

What is CBT?

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a form of talk therapy that is effective for a wide range of mental health issues, including depression, anxiety, addiction, marital problems, and eating disorders.

Self-Care Explained

Self-Care Explained

Self-care is engaging in the activities that are required to gain or maintain an optimal level of overall health.

Can You Recover From A Mental Illness?

Can You Recover From A Mental Illness?

The public, generally understands mental illness less than physical illness. Most people know that obesity can be cured by closely monitoring your diet and getting more exercise, or that AIDS is chronic, but treatable. But when it comes to psychological health, sometimes it's difficult to grasp what we are dealing with.

What is Binge Eating Disorder?

What is Binge Eating Disorder?

Binge eating disorder (BED) is also known as compulsive overeating. This is characterized by consuming large amounts of food, in a small period of time, while feeling unable to stop or control the behavior. Binge eating episodes usually occur a minimum of twice per week for longer than six months. It often leads to the development of weight gain, which can indirectly reinforce further compulsive eating.