As the final entry of their Student Blog Series, Durham University Beat Society shares their advice on how to keep your eating disorder recovery on track at university, so you can revel in this time as much as you can, as your authentic self…
Exam Results Week is here and so brings with it many life-changes and decisions for the next few years, for students, families and friends. If you are in the exciting position to start preparing for university, this blog is for you.
With Exam Results Week underway and a new school term starting next month, we’ve been thinking about students and how best to support them in their eating disorder recovery during these pivotal moments in their lives.
We spoke with Durham University Beat Society for their tips on how students can prepare for university with their wellbeing in mind.
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…