In a society that recognizes being thin as the ideal standard of beauty, around 30 million Americans will suffer from an eating disorder at some point in their life. The prevalence of eating disorders has made them the most deadly mental illness in the United States.
Mindfulness, and especially mindful meditation, has both physical and mental health benefits that aid on the journey to recovery. It boosts the immune system and creates a stronger physiological response to stress and negative emotions, helping you navigate early recovery.
An intervention is a carefully planned process. It's important friends and family involved avoid spontaneity in what they say, when they gather, and where they gather. This helps all team members to stay on topic and avoid placing blame, making accusations, or saying other hurtful things, which may lead the person to refuse help.