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Eating Mindlessly When You Have Binge Eating Disorder

Eating Mindlessly When You Have Binge Eating Disorder

Everyone, at some point in their lives, has indulged in mindless eating, whether they have binge eating disorder (BED) or not. It’s so easy to do and simple to not even notice it until it’s entirely too late and you’ve eaten far more than you intended. How can you stop mindlessly eating and take charge of your binge eating recovery?

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What Is Body Positivity When You Have Binge Eating Disorder?

What Is Body Positivity When You Have Binge Eating Disorder?

What is body positivity when you have binge eating disorder? Discover how to gain body positivity as you recover from BED and be happy in your own skin. Read this.

I’ve written about how to be body positive when you have binge eating disorder (BED) , but I really should have started by defining what body positivity is when you have binge eating disorder and how you can be body positive with BED. A lot of people think that being body positive is accepting your body as it is and that changing it is a sign of problems. In reality, body positivity when you have binge eating disorder is finding out what you want your body to look like, and living in that body without concern for what anybody else has to say about it.

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Binge Eating Disorder Triggers: What You Should Know

Binge Eating Disorder Triggers: What You Should Know

A binge eating disorder trigger can cause your binge eating disorder symptoms to act up. How can you learn your triggers and stop yourself from acting on them?

A binge eating disorder trigger is anything that causes an individual’s binge eating disorder symptoms to flare up. In many cases, a trigger can cause a binge or overeating. Although not all binge eating disorder triggers can be avoided, it’s important to recognize what causes your binges and overeating so you can figure out how to keep it from happening.

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What Is a Binge Eating Disorder Support System?

What Is a Binge Eating Disorder Support System?

I really love to talk about binge eating disorder support systems in my articles (A Support Network Is Vital For Eating Disorder Recovery). But what is a binge eating disorder support system and how can you form and maintain one? Unfortunately, there are no easy answers for these questions. However, I have a few tips to help you along your journey.

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Keeping Binge Eating Disorder Symptoms In Your Closet

Keeping Binge Eating Disorder Symptoms In Your Closet

You can find binge eating disorder symptoms in your closet, too. Binge eating disorder (BED) can impact your weight, and by extension, the size and shape of your body. When your body changes shape you need new clothes. Whether losing or gaining weight, your closet might end up a mismatch of clothing. So, when you have BED, you might have a troubled relationship with your closet because your binge eating disorder symptoms live there, too.

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A Vegetarian Diet and Binge Eating Disorder

A Vegetarian Diet and Binge Eating Disorder

I have binge eating disorder and as of May 2015, began a vegetarian diet. After being pescatarian for six months, I decided to make the transition to a vegetarian diet, and I have been very happy with my decision. When I decided to do this, I wondered how it would impact my binge eating disorder. A vegetarian diet seems to be an improvement for me. 

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Creative Coping Skill For Binge Eating Disorder: Art Therapy

Creative Coping Skill For Binge Eating Disorder: Art Therapy

There are a lot of creative coping skills for binge eating disorder and one of them is art therapy. Painting, writing, drawing, sculpting, and crafts can be valued tools in your binge eating disorder creative coping skill set. The great thing about art therapy as a creative coping skill is that it can be low-cost or even free and often requires as little as pen and paper.

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Fad Dieting And Binge Eating Disorder

Fad Dieting And Binge Eating Disorder

Fad dieting is not healthy for anyone, but when you have binge eating disorder, fad dieting can be a symptom of your binge eating disorder and do serious damage to your mind and body. Almost everyone in the United States, at some point, has been on a fad diet. They are so ubiquitous in popular culture that very few have escaped the allure of the quick-fix fad diet, especially those with binge eating disorder.

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Overeating And Binge Eating Disorder

Overeating And Binge Eating Disorder

When you have binge eating disorder you sometimes might find yourself overeating. There are certain times, such as holidays, celebrations, or events when overeating is part of tradition. But when you have binge eating disorder, you overdoing it is not the same as an average person overeating.

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How to Support Someone With Binge Eating Disorder

How to Support Someone With Binge Eating Disorder

Learning how to support someone with binge eating disorder isn't easy. Here are tips to support someone with BED and avoid making hurtful mistakes. Read this.

I write a lot for people who have binge eating disorder, but how do you support someone with binge eating disorder? Unfortunately, there are no hard and fast answers. Everyone is an individual who is going to have their own needs and desires. But being respectful, listening, and not judging will be the key to understanding mental illness from your loved one’s point of view. How to support someone with binge eating disorder is a very personal matter.

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