A guided meditation, led by Orri’s Yoga and Body Awareness Therapist, Pippa. Specifically for students in the midst of exam season, though anyone who would benefit from a pause or a break is welcome to listen.
If you are in the midst of exam preparation and revising, you more than anyone can understand the pressure that can be felt at this time. These periods of heightened stress can intensify eating disorder thoughts or behaviours, which can affect the progress you have made in your recovery.
In effort to prepare for moments where your eating disorder voice may seem loud, here are 4 things to keep in mind…
Whilst the exams are over and done with and we cannot control the outcome, we can control how we approach results day and how we process the results themselves.
The exam and assessment period is often a time of high anxiety. Pressure to revise and to ‘do well’ can exacerbate symptoms of an eating disorder as we attempt to cope with overwhelming emotions and uncertainty. Here are our thoughts.
We’re going through unprecedented, uncertain times. When suffering with an eating disorder, often during uncertain times we can search for certainty in things such as food, our weight or body shape. Paula is our Senior Dietitian at Orri. Here, she shares her top tips for how to keep your recovery on track whilst making the transition to university.