While in the throes of an eating disorder, it seems that the negative thoughts rule one’s behaviors. It feels like the taunting eating disorder voice will never shut up and the self degrading thoughts shout so loudly that it’s impossible to hear anything else. Even so, there is hope to change those thoughts!
Changing one’s thinking is vital in eating disorder recovery. When critical thoughts are in charge, they only lead you deeper into the eating disorder. But when you are able to change those thoughts, that’s when steps toward freedom come.
But how can you change your thinking?