A Panorama of Holiday Posts

This holiday season, we are excited to revisit some of our favorite holiday posts! 

In December 2010, Dr. Cynthia Bulik provided an intriguing psychoanalysis of the Grinch. She reminds us that depression can manifest itself with symptoms other than sadness; maybe the Grinch’s irritability and isolation hint at some underlying depression?

https://uncexchanges.wordpress.com/2010/12/14/empathy-for-mr-grinch/

In November 2011, Elysse Thebner, MPH/RD, gave 13 tips for healthy, happy holiday eating. Some key points on the list? Staying active, experiencing guilt-free eating, and setting realistic goals.

https://uncexchanges.wordpress.com/2011/11/09/healthy-and-happy-eating-around-the-holidays/

In November 2012, Maureen Dymek-Valentine, PhD, provided another unique perspective on holiday eating. She centers her advice around three core features: planning, flexibility, and balance.

https://uncexchanges.wordpress.com/2012/11/22/planning-flexibility-and-balance-families-anorexia-and-the-holidays/

Finally, watch Santa visit UNC Hospital this year as he gets a thorough check-up before Christmas Eve. Good news—he’s healthy & ready to go! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_EAe6ovGZg

From everyone at the UNC Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders, we wish you a safe, relaxing holiday. Looking forward to sharing more posts with you in 2013!

By: Lauren Janson