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Coping strategies for Binge Eating during lockdowns and beyond

Stress caused by lockdowns, changing restrictions and returning to usual routines post lockdown can impact our ability to cope with emotions and may lead to the use of a way of coping such as binge eating.

It was never about the food: Understanding me and my diagnosis of Binge Eating Disorder

"As an adult, my larger size is what's visible and what's targeted, again aggressively, with rarely an attempt at understanding. Eating does not happen in isolation of everything else going on in a person's life and mind." Monica Catherine shares her journey with Binge Eating Disorder.

Misunderstood: Myths and facts about binge eating disorder

Binge eating disorder is widely misunderstood, and considering it's the most common, it's about time we understood. We asked people in our community who are experiencing binge eating disorder to share some of the myths that need crushing.

Butterfly joins global network to expose the reality of recovery on World Eating Disorders Action Day

When treatment is delivered by skilled and knowledgeable health professionals, full recovery and good quality of life can be achieved for around 72% of people.

World Eating Disorders Action Day: Real People, Real Recovery

On World Eating Disorders Action Day (WEDAD), Butterfly is joining over 250 organisations from 50 countries to spread the message that full recovery from an eating disorder is possible. Read recovery insights and tips from people who have recovered.

International No Diet Day: The link between eating disorders and diets

Research has linked diets as a strong risk factor for eating disorder development. Eating disorder early career researcher Melissa highlights why diets can impact eating disorders and how she was personally impacted.

Autism and Eating Disorders from the Inside: My Story

"My diagnosis at age 31 was transformative - the numerous challenges I had faced finally had an explanation... I finally understood why life transitions seemed so overwhelming, and how these contributed to disordered eating. I became more able to monitor my levels of sensory overload and fatigue, and to set boundaries for my own wellbeing." Ruth shares how being auDHD (autistic + ADHD) impacted her childhood, relationships to food and eating disorder recovery.

DID and eating disorders

I still struggle today but my quality of life has improved.