Tag mental health

19 Dec

Intuitive Eating: The Holidays Edition

Advent season is my favorite. Every year I cajole my husband into getting a Christmas tree as early as possible. Preferably before Thanksgiving.  There’s nothing more magical than waking up to a quiet house, a rich cup of coffee, and a glowing tree. Each December I know these mornings are numbered and I do my […]

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13 Nov

Parenting Ourselves and Our Children: Connecting To Tame Big Emotions

As I share a story of connecting to tame big emotions, please note: This post is largely based on Dr. Dan Siegel and Dr. Tina Payne Bryson’s book The Whole-Brained Child. If you are looking for a more in-depth discussion of this topic or other parenting issues, please read The Whole Brained Child and No […]

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7 Oct

Intuitive Eating (series 10 of 12): Exercise-Feel the Difference

NOTE: everything discussed in this blog series is derived from Intuitive Eating and the Intuitive Eating Workbook. As you read these posts, I strongly encourage you to purchase and read both as this series will not be as thorough and informative as the books. Each month we will focus on one principle at a time. […]

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5 Oct

Hope Deferred

  “Well the results are back. Sarah, your ovaries are those of a woman 10 years your junior. You are a spring chicken! Alex, your sperm counts are well within the normal range with average motility.”   Tears.   Whoa. Okay. I guess all these years of running unpronounceable medications through my body have not […]

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