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What Athletes Know about Recovery

What Athletes Know about Recovery

Famed NBA star Michael Jordan once said, “Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you tun into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through i, or work around it”. We all face obstacles in our lives, but every now and again we may find ourselves facing … Continue reading

Homework: Create 5 Daily “Happy” Habits

Homework: Create 5 Daily “Happy” Habits

Create 5 Daily “Happy” Habits One interesting aspect of binge/overeating is that the motivation behind over consumption oftentimes starts in our own minds. In our generation the tendency to push through our pain and stress is commonplace, but the negative effects of ignoring our internal need for joy can be devastating.  Sure, it may seem … Continue reading

The Truth about “Me Time”

The Truth about “Me Time”

Have You Ever:  – Spent a wonderful evening after work with friends, but realized you still felt “rundown” once the evening ended? – Found yourself binging while on the phone with a close friend, even though you were enjoying the conversation? – Felt a need during a social time to binge, even if others were … Continue reading

Food Fantasies: Where Binges Start

Food Fantasies: Where Binges Start

Have you ever noticed how many times per day you think about food, even when you aren’t hungry? Fantasizing about food is so common to most people that they are unaware how often they daydream about food. Believe it or not, even thinking for a “second” about how good a certain food would taste can … Continue reading

The Danger of “Free Days”

The Danger of “Free Days”

How often have you heard that its important to have a “cheat day” or “free day” once weekly? Many people from nutritionists to celebrities praise the “free day” rule. The concept is that a person should eat healthy (or in other words “diet”) for 5-6 days at a time, and then once per week have … Continue reading

The Invisible Cage

The Invisible Cage

Do you ever feel stuck in a role that you feel is not supportive of your personal growth? Do you find yourself shrinking into the background when an alpha acting friend, family member, co-worker, or boss comes around? Many people do not realize their own power, and therefore willingly submit to serving others in their … Continue reading

Journaling: Your Personal Paradise

Journaling: Your Personal Paradise

What is Journaling? Journaling is many things to many people! There is no right (nor wrong) way to journal, and no set amount of time needed to classify your experience as “journaling”. The main point of journaling is to give your inner life outer EXPRESSION. When you have a bad day it can help to … Continue reading