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Are You Feeling Stifled These Days?

Our main business is not to see what dimly lies at a distance, but to do what lies clearly at hand. ~Thomas Carlyle As the months are now rolling into a year of caution with COVID still lingering about, so many are feeling stifled—and forced to stay inside. For some, they’ve not seen family for […]

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What Comes First the Healthy Body, Healthy Mind or Healthy Mind, Healthy Body?

If you want to make an easy job seem mighty hard, just keep putting off doing it. ~Olin Miller Last year, pre coronavirus, The International Association for Eating Disorders (iaedp), of which I’m a certified eating disorder specialist, sent an invitation to a conference for eating disorders entitled Healthy Body, Healthy Mind: A Mindful Approach […]

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Do You Still Count Calories?

Why the attraction to carbs? It’s because carbs are low in calories, and often can be low in fat as well. So it seems this might be just the food to eat a lot of, and yet reduce weight. Not so true.  Soon after consumption the dieter wonders why they are so ravenous and about to eat the kitchen sink because they’re so hungry.

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Are You Neglecting Self-Care?

We must be the change we wish to see. ~Mahatma Gandhi Are you guilty of neglecting your personal self-care? If so, you are not alone. Recently I was completing my continuing education requirements for my upcoming license renewal in March. One of the courses I took, Setting Ethical Limits: For Caring and Competent Processionals really […]

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Are Food and Mood Intertwined?

One way to eat that promotes a positive outcome with foods is the Mediterranean diet, hands down it’s overall, healthy, high-quality dietary pattern not only for promoting a more stable mood but also an overall reduction in chronic health conditions.

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