For people with disordered eating, New Year’s can bring with it a lot of challenges. There’s pressure from all angles to ‘transform’ yourself, to lose weight, eat healthier, exercise more, achieve more… be better.
This external noise only amplifies the internal noise for someone with eating problems.
It tells them they aren’t good enough and that now it’s the new year, they should join in with everyone else to become a ‘new person’.
On the surface, the driving force behind these resolutions may be ‘health’, but if you have poor body image, low self-esteem and/or a poor relationship with food, you may want to look a little deeper.
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