Either you or a loved one has made the courageous decision to either start and/or continue to repair your relationship with food/weight/exercise/body image. Major props to you for that! Eating disorder recovery is no joke and can be an anxiety provoking process as you work to change your habits with food and exercise. Read on for tips to help minimize the 'freak out' when your dietitian tells you that, "Yes, you do have to eat that".
We all get stressed and anxious at times, making it hard to see a situation for what it is really is due to unhelpful, yet common thought patterns. Learning to challenge the notion that all thoughts completely true (even if you swear that is the case in the moment) is one way of being able to calm yourself down. Read on for common scenarios that can make anxiety skyrocket, and helpful ways of responding.