What Is... Series (Insights into Psychology)
Insights into Psychology Series

What Is… Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID)

In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychology-related terms. This week's term is avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder. Avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID) is a type of eating disorder that involves restricting food intake, not with the aim of weight loss, but more along the lines of picky eating twisted to… Continue reading What Is… Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID)

Mental Health @ Home book review: From Famine to Feast
MH@H Book Reviews

Book Review: From Famine to Feast

From Famine to Feast: My Thoughts About My Eating Disorder is the first book by K. Michelle Pahl, who you may know from her blog, From Famine to Feast – The Journey. The book includes her twelve most popular blog posts, and they were definitely popular for a reason. Together, they offer remarkable insights into… Continue reading Book Review: From Famine to Feast

The emerging blogger series on Mental Health @ Home
Community Features

Why You Should Keep Going in Eating Disorder Recovery (Guest Post)

In this emerging blogger post, Burnie of Quash Stigma, Not Fat writes about persevering in eating disorder recovery. When the going gets tough in eating disorder recovery, you have to keep going. I’ve found myself doubting the recovery process many times, and when i’m in this place I return to my “why choose recovery” list.… Continue reading Why You Should Keep Going in Eating Disorder Recovery (Guest Post)

The emerging blogger series on Mental Health @ Home
Community Features

What in the World Is Orthorexia (Guest Post)

In this emerging blogger post, Ang of Lose Weight with Ang writes about orthorexia, a type of eating disorder. The world has a fixation with diet. We love changing the way we eat with the expectation it will make our lives better. When this focus becomes an obsession, it can develop into an eating disorder.… Continue reading What in the World Is Orthorexia (Guest Post)

MH@H book review: Stand Tall Little Girl by Hope Virgo
MH@H Book Reviews

Book Review: Stand Tall Little Girl by Hope Virgo

Stand Tall Little Girl is a memoir by Hope Virgo that focuses on her experience with anorexia nervosa. If you're active on social media, you may recognize Hope from her Dump the Scales campaign to stop weight from being used as a barrier to mental health services for people experiencing eating disorders. The book is published… Continue reading Book Review: Stand Tall Little Girl by Hope Virgo