Eating Disorders and Mental Health

Eating Disorders and Mental Health

What are eating disorders? An eating disorder is a mental illness. You will use food to try to manage your feelings. If you have an eating disorder you will have an unhealthy relationship with food. This may be eating too much or too little food. Or eating a lot of...
Self-Compassion: How to be Kinder to Yourself

Self-Compassion: How to be Kinder to Yourself

Self-compassion seems like a simple concept: direct compassion toward yourself like you do to others. But it’s incredibly common, especially with those who struggles with their mental health, to disregard the importance of being kind to yourself. Per Dr. Kristen Neff,...
How to Start and Maintain New Habits

How to Start and Maintain New Habits

What is a habit? What you repeatedly do (i.e. what you spend time thinking about and doing each day) ultimately forms the person you are, the things you believe, and the personality that you portray.  Routines vs. Habits Most of us assume the two are interchangeable....