What Is National Eating Disorders Awareness Week?

The National Eating Disorders Association (NEDA) is the “largest nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting individuals and families affected by eating disorders.” NEDA envisions a world without eating disorders. In 2001, NEDA created an outreach effort known as National Eating Disorders Awareness (NEDAwareness) Week. It is recognized from February 24 to March 1, and the theme for 2020 is Come As You Are: Hindsight is…

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What Does Psychology Have to Do With Weight Loss?

New year. New goals. A fresh start. We often start a new year inspired with goals to practice healthy habits and lose weight. Yet how often have your diet plans felt sabotaged? You start a diet and exercise program that you can’t maintain, or you lose weight and get discouraged when you gain the weight back again? It’s easy to end up feeling defeated…

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