An Examination of Bulimia Nervosa Amongst Australian Celebrities

Bulimia nervosa is a serious eating disorder that can significantly impact an individual's physical and psychological health. Characterised by recurrent episodes of binge eating followed by compensatory behaviours, this condition can lead t[...]

July 6, 2023

Tips on How to Stop Eating Junk Food

In today’s world, time efficiency and the desire for immediate satisfaction have become primary considerations for individuals. Junk food can provide this satisfaction because it not only tastes good, but it is convenient and easily acces[...]

March 17, 2023

How to Develop Healthy Eating Habits

You’ve probably heard the phrase ‘you are what you eat’. But do you know what it really means? Every time you consume a meal…

May 6, 2022

The Influence of Age and Gender on Eating Disorders

Let’s examine how age and gender can influence eating disorder risk. When reading this article, remember - although age and gender may impact one’s chance of being diagnosed with an eating disorder, eating disorders can af[...]

March 29, 2022

How Going On A Diet Can Lead to Emotional Eating

How many types of diets have you seen pop-up on your social media? Paleo, vegan, pescatarian, flexitarian, juice cleanses, the keto diet… The list seems never-ending. When done correctly, these diets can undoubtedly help you reach your he[...]

January 13, 2022

7 Tips to Break Away From Binge Eating

When was the last time you sat down to watch TV or a movie with a bowl of buttery popcorn or a tub of your favourite icecream? You reach your hand or spoon into the bowl to get some more, and “oops”, it’[...]

December 20, 2021

How to Overcome Emotional Eating

Do you find yourself reaching for a slice of chocolate cake when you’re feeling down? [...]

December 16, 2021

Bulimia: Fuelled by Social Media

As you scroll through your Facebook or Instagram feed, how often do images of people with incredible bodies pop up?Chances are – you are confronted with images of people with thin frames or athletic physique[...]

November 9, 2021

How to stay motivated to manage bulimia

This article was updated on 28 October 2021, after being first published on 22 December 2013. Bulimia is a common yet highly distressing disorder impacting up to 2.9% of women in Australia. It involves phases of eating huge quantities of[...]

October 28, 2021

Eating Disorders in a 21st Century Health Pandemic

Life across the world has been transformed in 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. In many countries, COVID-19 has had devastating consequences to the health and wellbeing of individuals across the lifespan. It has also resulted in dr[...]

June 5, 2020

How can I tell that I have an eating disorder?

We live in a world where we are bombarded with images and messages about our bodies. If our bodies don’t look a particular way, there is an implication that there is something fundamentally wrong about ourse[...]

November 24, 2013

Do People Really Get Addicted To Chocolate?

Yes people, especially women, can become dependent on chocolate; but it is important to understand that chocolate is not an addictive substance itself. A dependency on chocolate can occur however, but as a res[...]

June 19, 2013

Eating Disorders & Emotional Invalidation

Eating disorders are complex conditions and most com[...]

November 24, 2011

Binge Eating Counselling, Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy

Binge Eating Disorder is so common in our consumer driven, narcissistic, Western society. And no, I'm not just referring to Bulimia, but specifically binge eating, as [...]

March 20, 2010
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