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The Importance of Empathy in BPD Support

Empathy allows us to be really present with a loved one. It gives us a chance to stop thinking about ourselves, stop making judgments or conclusions, and gives us an opportunity to become absorbed in another person’s perspective on the world.

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The Importance of Knowing Your BPD Triggers

Having an understanding of what types of things are the catalysts for the manifestation of symptoms of your Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) can be half the battle.

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Coping with an Eating Disorder During the Holidays

The anxiety of the holidays can paralyze you if you suffer from an eating disorder such as anorexia or bulimia. Here are a few tips to help you navigate this holiday season.

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Are You Self-Medicating With an Eating Disorder?

The sense of control that comes with starving yourself, over-exercising, or purging must be understood as a temporary one that can have dire consequences.

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Eating Disorders Linked to Genetics

A new study found that genetics may play a role when it comes to multi-generational eating disorders.

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3 Eating Disorders that Co-Occur with BPD

Eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia, and Binge Eating Disorder commonly co-occur with Borderline Personality Disorder. Here is a look at these three eating disorders and their common symptoms.

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6 Ways to Prevent an Eating Disorder Relapse Over the Holidays

The festive holiday season is right around the corner. That means loads of food, parties, and family gatherings. If you are one of the 8 million Americans who suffer from an eating disorder such as anorexia, bulimia, or Binge Eating Disorder, all of these celebrations may mean you’ll have to take extra care to keep your symptoms under control so that you don’t relapse.

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How to Cope When Your Loved One Has an Eating Disorder

If you’re in a relationship with someone who has an eating disorder, such as anorexia, bulimia, or Binge Eating Disorder, here are five ways you can support both you and your loved one.

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Boost Your Body Image with These 5 Tips

When it comes to a full recovery from Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) or an eating disorder (which commonly co-occur), how you view yourself is often just as important as the type of treatment you receive. In honor of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, here are some things you can do to boost your body image and start to create a better relationship with yourself.

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8 Ways to Manage Your Eating Disorder during the Holidays

If you have received eating disorder treatment, you likely prepared ways to be around food without falling into old habits. However, the holidays can be filled with temptations and stressors that can entice you to relapse into old behaviors. Here are some ways to manage your eating disorder during the holidays so that you can enjoy yourself without the risk of relapse.

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