Eating disorder recovery can sometimes be challenged during the holiday season. There’s lots of disruption to normal routines, social time with people who may feel triggering and of course, the focus on food.

Shifting our focus on what we CAN do to make ourselves feel comforted can be a great tool to help us through difficult moments. Using skills like acceptance, planning ahead and setting healthy boundaries are wonderful strategies to utilize in order to make the most of this holiday season.

So whether you are just beginning your recovery journey – or are further progressed in your healing – practicing these tips can help make any holiday stressor much more manageable.

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