Today, I want to share some reflections on what I’ve learned throughout my 30-year career in eating disorders treatment. As I do so, I also want to take a closer look at this year’s theme for NEDAwarenessWeek and consider some ways we can work together to See the Change, Be the Change.
Our bodies were meant for love. We are hardwired for connection; as it turns out, it’s a biological imperative. Through an evolutionary lens, it ensures the perpetuation of the species through reproduction and safety. Taking a closer look into our neurobiology, our health and happiness depend on it.