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Do you ever find yourself giving yourself permission for a reward or to be a little...

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Let me offer you a brilliant piece of advice, (if I do say so myself).  If you want...

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In session with a client the other day, I caught myself thinking about what I...

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Are you waiting to be in a better mood or to feel less anxious?  Are you waiting to...

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The research is in! Those who score higher in self-compassion have less anxiety and...

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My day started off great! I woke up on time (without my alarm), my mood was light,...

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The almost casualty of my perfectionism today was delighting in my 2-year olds...

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Me singing: "Mary had a little lamb, little lamb..." Internal thought process:...

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(somePeople often use the terms "emotions" and "feelings" interchangeably, but it...

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One of the most empowering messages to come out of neuroscience is that our very...

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"I recently read in the book My Stroke of Insight by brain scientist Jill Bolte...

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A significant percentage of my practice is comprised of individuals struggling with...

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Fat, often erroneously, is mistaken as the “enemy” and many try to avoid eating it...

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Carbohydrates have become almost as evil, in some people’s minds, as fat, making it...

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You need to worry! While this may sound counterintuitive, we are actually hard...

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Metabolism, in its simplest sense, is the rate at which your body burns calories....

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Latest talk: "Freedom from Fear-Based Beliefs" ~ www.tarabrach.com. "My prayer to...

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"The way to heal pain, the only way, is to feel and release it.  Your pain is your...

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Clinical experience has shown that, ironically, it is often the patient's very...

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Exposure to Unrealistic Figures is Driving Eating Disorders in Young People...

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We’d like to take a moment to wish you a Happy Thanksgiving and hope that you have...

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This notable article on self-compassion and self-esteem is a must read, as it...

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Happy Halloween from us to you! We are as excited as you are about the good times...

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An eating disorder might seem humorous. Have you ever joked that you could “eat...

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It seems so simple and unthreatening, doesn’t it? A spoonful of sugar on your...

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I  provide therapy to patients who are dealing with eating disorders such as...

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For Immediate Release - July 3rd, 2014, Santa Barbara CA:  Many people are under...

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#1. Pain is part of growing. Sometimes life closes doors because it’s time to move...

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“Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to...

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Excessive carbohydrate consumption causes the insulin level in the blood to...

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How we think about our experiences is not necessarily a reality, yet our thoughts...

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  People’s deepest and most irrational convictions about onesself and one's...

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Through consciously relaxing tense muscles and observing your breath moving in and...

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Research suggests that an alternating pattern of food restriction and bingeing...

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Research suggests that there may be a gene that makes certain individuals more...

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Is addiction a disease or a choice? While one may not be responsible for getting...

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"Resentment is like taking poison and hoping the other person dies" (Author...

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Like hunger or thirst, our need for acceptance is rooted in our mechanism for...

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Research suggests that people who work too much (11 hours or more during the day)...

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“Foods high in sugar, fat, and salt, and the cues that signal them, promote more of...

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40-50% of the risk of developing Anorexia is genetic, it is as inheritable  as...

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One in four adults, at some stage in their lifetime, will suffer from drug or...

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While psychotropic medications, such as antidepressants and mood stabilizers, are a...

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Did you know that some dopamine releasing behaviors include not only food, sex,...

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Did you know that our brains our hard wired to ensure that we will repeat life...

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