Video: How To Prevent Bingeing, Purging And Other E.D. Behaviors

This week’s video blog offers tips on preventing Eating Disorder behaviors (such as bingeing and/or purging) while in recovery. I hope you find it helpful! (You will find the steps I lay out in the video listed below). ? Lauren Bersaglio Questions to ask yourself if you feel the urge to binge/purge/restrict: 1. What am I really feeling? (lonely? sad? stressed?) 2. Will bingeing on these brownies ( or carrying out this unhealthy behavior) actually solve the problem and make me feel less lonely/sad/stressed? (most likely, NO!) 3. What will make me feel better? suggestions: call a friend, have a relaxing bath, watch your favorite movie/TV show 4. Carry out the action that actually will solve your problem and your desire to engage in E.D. behaviors should go away Remember – Your eating disorder behaviors are not the problem, they are the symptom – address the problem, and the symptoms…

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