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The Mindful Eating Hack That Helped Me Stop Obsessing About Food

Dr. Conason helped me understand why. “When we believe that our food will be restricted, we have a ‘now or never’ mentality, thinking this is our one opportunity to eat this food, so we should eat as much as we can in this moment because we’ll never allow ourselves to have it again,” she says. Read

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ThriveWorks

Psychologists and Therapists Reveal the Most Common Mental Health Problem of 2017

The most common issue that women present with is feeling not good enough. This often manifests in body image dissatisfaction and eating concerns, as well as insecurities about career, marriage, parenting…” explains Clinical Psychologist Alexis Conason, Psy.D. She says that an important step in turning these negative thoughts around is, “decreasing shame and judgment around these issues,

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Conversations on Mindful Eating With Erica Leon, MS, RDN, CDN, CEDRD

For this installment of “Conversations on Mindful Eating,” we are sitting down with Erica Leon, MS, RDN, CDN, and CEDRD. She is a non-diet dietician, certified eating disorder specialist, and Intuitive Eating counselor. I was so excited to pick her brain about Intuitive Eating vs. Mindful Eating (something I wrote about here) and how she

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New York Post

Why having sex when you’re tired can ruin your relationship

What’s more important for a healthy relationship: sleep or sex? The answer may surprise you. Earlier this year, I was in a state of extreme sleep deprivation. I was stressed, and my young children were restless. For 18 months straight, I barely slept. My only opportunity to sneak in some shut-eye was the two-hour window

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The many health benefits of having friends

Mary and Joyce met while in nursing school, just a few months after their high school graduation. The year was 1957, when gas cost 23 cents a gallon and the Frisbee was invented. Mary and Joyce quickly became best friends, like peas and carrots, as Forrest Gump might say. They double-dated, were in each other’s

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Brit + Co

Why You Really Can’t Change Another Person

Everybody loves a good fixer-upper, and this applies just as much to dating as it does to interior decorating; the inclination to date people who need to be “saved” is a common one. Unfortunately, unlike homes, people aren’t as easy to flip. In fact, Dr. Alexis Conason, a licensed psychologist from New York City, says trying to

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Why It’s Time to Stop Asking ‘When Are You…?’

We’ve all been there: You’re at a family reunion and your great aunt who you see once a year asks, “When are you going to have a baby?” or you’re out with your girlfriends and Tina remarks, “Is he ever going to propose?” You want to clap back, but by now, you’ve learned to grin

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Conversations on Mindful Eating with Shira Rosenbluth, LCSW

In this second installment in “Conversations on Mindful Eating” we are chatting with Shira Rosenbluth, LCSW. Shira is a licensed clinical social worker specializing in the treatment of eating disorders/disordered eating, the author of the wildly popular body positive style blog “A Sequin Love Affair,” and—I’m SO excited about this–Shira has just joined me as

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