Blog – Dr. Lisa Ortigara Crego

Are You Obsessed?

Our Imagination is the only limit to what we can hope to have in the future. ~Charles F. Kettering What are obsessions? Obsessions are thoughts, images, or ideas that won’t go away. They are unwanted and cause extreme distress. For sure, everyone has unusual or even disturbing thoughts that pop up from time to time… […]

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Thanksgiving and Binge Eating

Holiday season for the food addict is like line after line of  cocaine, except it’s food. And with food on this festive foody kinda day it’s tough to abstain. Nobody would think to offer the recovered drug addict lines of cocaine, but little thought is given to the binge eater on this merry season. Heck, she/he should just “control” the food intake and eat in moderation. Sure!

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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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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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Who Are You, Really?

You get the best out of others when you give the best of yourself. ~Harvey S. Firestone   So often we walk through life with a mask on our authentic self. We pretend to be something we think someone wants us to be. But it leaves us feeling empty and fake. Perhaps you suffer from […]

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