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Healthy Relationship With Food

Far too many people, particularly women, have an unhealthy relationship with food.  On one end of the spectrum, people tend to hold a great deal of fear and anxiety around food, leading to severe restriction.  On the other en...

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How to Apologize

Have you ever been on the receiving end of an apology, and then left the conversation feeling like nothing happened?  Perhaps you felt worse?  If so, chances are the other party did not know how (or was unwilling) to voluntee...

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3 Tips to Evaluate The Diet Du Jour

Quick – name as many diet trends/fads/cleanses/lifestyles/whatevers as possible! Here’s what I came up with… Paleo, Vegan, Vegetarianism, Atkins, Dukan Diet, Master Cleanse, Fruitarian, Gluten Free, Dairy Free...


Couples

3 Tips for Every Relationship

These are very exciting times for us!  Loving, committed relationships are no longer just for your average cookie cutter lovebirds.  Look at yourself, look around you – you’ll see men with women, men with men, wom...

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5 Signs You Should See A Therapist

We all go through times of loss, stress, and anger. Sometimes an objective third party helps you sort things out. Here are 5 signs you should see a therapist: You’re feeling depressed, angry, or numb most of the time.  E...

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Valentine’s Day for Free

Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to break the bank.  The holiday is about celebrating love, not about spending all the dollars you have (despite what the retail industry may say!). Celebrate Valentine’s Day…...


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Is Your Partner Controlling You?

Back in October, I gave a presentation at my sister’s sorority house.  The presentation itself was on Mindfulness and Body Image, with an “Ask the Therapist” Q&A  session at the end.  During the Q&A...

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Gym Etiquette

January is a very busy month for the health and wellness industry!  With so many people excited to start the new year on a healthy note, gyms tend to become somewhat crowded.  Sometimes, we can get overwhelmed at the gym.  W...

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Positive Resolutions

Happy New Year’s Eve!  I hope 2013 has treated you all well. We all know that many, if not most, New Years Resolutions seem to disappear by March.  When we realize that we haven’t met our Resolutions, disappointme...


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On Loss During the Holidays

For all of you grieving a recent loss this holiday season, my heart is with you. Dealing with loss over the holidays can be especially tricky – feeling down while everyone else seems to be especially cheerful may leave yo...