Make Peace with your Pantry –
April 16, 2020 – This is objectively a difficult time and self-care has never been more important. ” A person might also feel triggered by the increased conversations surrounding food, or the onslaught of the “Quarantine 15”memes. While made in jest, these memes contribute to our nation’s problem with fatphobia by insinuating that weight gain is a bad thing. it’s certainly important to stay informed, be aware of how much news and social media you’re consuming. Checking for updates about coronavirus (COVID-19) can be quite nerve-racking, and not always beneficial. It’s good to stay informed, but not at the cost of your mental health. Try to stick to trusted news sources and consider putting parameters on how much you read and when you tune in. “If you’re feeling triggered by the memes, acknowledge that,” says Lindsey Hall, eating disorder advocate and author of the award-winning blog I Haven’t Shaved in Six Weeks.