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Do You Actually Have an Eating Disorder?

Breaking down the criteria for the 5 types of eating disorders. I want to make sure that you are AWARE of the five categories of eating disorders according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5). The DSM-5 is the publication used by those in the mental health field to define and classify […]

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Are you using food to punish yourself?

I recently sat down with a new client.  Midway through our conversation, she disclosed a secret—one she had never told a therapist before. This secret was something she had been carrying around as emotional weight for over 30 years. It wasn’t just the secret itself she had been holding on to; it was the shame and […]

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Emotional Wellness, Energy Work, Food for Thought

How to Stop Saying “I Should,” and Start Doing

We’ve all been there. Stuck in that place where you know what you should do, but you don’t do it. I hear it all the time from my clients, and I certainly do it too: “I know what I should eat, but I don’t” “I know I should meditate, but I don’t” I know I should workout, but I don’t” It’s […]

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