Why “Curing” Emotional Eating Isn’t Necessarily Going to Make You Thin (And Why It Really Doesn’t Matter)

Heal your relationship with food! And lose weight too! These are the claims that many programs focused on treating emotional eating make. And it’s easy to understand why. It’s enticing, right? The problem is, it’s not always true. When I see this kind of marketing, I can’t help but feel like it’s diet-culture-in-disguise capitalizing on […]

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Be Your Own Valentine This February

Valentine’s Day itself may be over, but the month of festivities is still in full swing. Here’s your reminder that the most important Valentine is you! Valentine’s Day may have come and gone, but themessaging around this month of love is still alive and well. As a psychologist, I hear all too often about how frustrating this […]

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New Year, Same (Fabulous) You!

3 Intentions to Boost Your Self-Love In 2019 In our self-improvement obsessed culture, year-end reflection is focused not on gratitude for what we have, but on striving for what we have not yet obtained. We make BIG resolutions to change all of the things that we don’t like about ourselves. And then, despite the grand plans that have taken […]

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Managing Stress During The Holidays

The holiday season can feel like a whirlwind, so be sure you have some stress-management tools in your toolkit to survive it all… and maybe even have some fun! The holiday season can be stressful for so many different reasons. For starters, we may be thrust together with family (enough said) and/or we may feel […]

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How To Have A Mindful Thanksgiving

Can mindfulness transform your holiday? Thanksgiving doesn’t have to be a source of anxiety. Here are my 3 tips for having a stress-free holiday meal. These mindfulness tips can transform your Turkey Day experience! There is a lot of panic and hysteria surrounding Thanksgiving. The Internet is filled with misguided tips such as such as “dress to […]

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