Maybe you clicked on this post because you know someone that has an eating disorder... Maybe you clicked on this post because you are struggling with an eating disorder... Whatever the reason is, I'm glad you are here. If right here...in this moment...you are questioning if you want to choose recovery...hold onto this quote: “You … Continue reading Eating Disorder Help and Support
“You can never cross the ocean unless you have the courage to lose sight of the shore.” –Christopher Columbus I saw the ocean for the first time when I was in the 2nd grade. I remember standing on the beach and looking at the water. To be honest, the ocean scared me...it scared me … Continue reading Do It Afraid
Between stimulus and response there's a space, in that space lies our power to choose our response, in our response lies our growth and freedom. -Viktor Frankl Today I was in a situation where my response ended up changing the mood of the whole situation. I believe it was because I applied 3 things that … Continue reading The Power in Choosing Our Responses
Life is all about balance. You don't always need to be getting stuff done. Sometimes it's perfectly okay, and absolutely necessary, to shut down, kick back, and do nothing. -Lori Deschene Balance is so important. It's like a chair. A chair will lose balance with only 3 legs. As a counselor, I strive to help … Continue reading The 4 Things That Keep Me Balanced
“As with any field, if something does not fit into the current understanding of how things work, it raises eyebrows, hackles or both.” ― Francine Shapiro, Getting Past Your Past: Take Control of Your Life with Self-Help Techniques from EMDR Therapy EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) in my opinion is the white magic of … Continue reading What The Heck Is EMDR Therapy???
One of my favorite podcasts is: “Love Food” with Julie Duffy Dillon, RD. One episode that I really love is: “A Concerned Dietitian’s Letter to Food.” At the end of the episode there is a reply from food:Dear Concerned Dietitian, Your letter is so timely. All of us…vegetables, fruits, proteins, carbs, sugars, fats…we all got together recently … Continue reading Food. Is. Fuel.
Be Alone. Eat alone, take yourself on dates, sleep alone. In the midst of this you will learn about yourself. You will grow, you will figure out what inspires you, you will curate your own dreams, your own beliefs, your own stunning clarity, and when you do meet the person who makes your cells dance, … Continue reading 3 Things I’ve Learned From Being Alone