Body Acceptance

Body Acceptance Practices – Stop Hating Your Body Today

Struggling with body acceptance – It’s Not Your Fault But It Is Your Problem Most of us are socialized to be critical of our bodies. Whether it’s our families, communities, or our culture at large, we are bombarded by messaging regarding what constitutes an acceptable body. Children as young as preschoolers learn that certain bodiesContinue reading Body Acceptance Practices – Stop Hating Your Body Today

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Half-Smile and Willing Hands – Parenting with DBT: A Series on Effective Parenting Strategies

The Mind-Body Connection: Half Smile and Willing Hands Think of a stressful parenting situation you’ve been in lately.  . . riding out a tantrum, getting homework done, confronting your teen about a lie. How were you feeling? What were you thinking? Were you aware of any sensations in your body? We often think about howContinue reading Half-Smile and Willing Hands – Parenting with DBT: A Series on Effective Parenting Strategies

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Coping with Infertility

The Trauma of Infertility Coping with infertility can be one of the most trying experiences you face, with the process challenging you physically, emotionally, financially – and for many – spiritually. Often, folks struggling with infertility end up experiencing anxiety, depression, and other mental health outcomes. Relationships and responsibilities can suffer, self-esteem can plummet, andContinue reading Coping with Infertility

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What’s the Health at Every Size® Approach and Why Should You Care?

The Health at Every Size® Approach Defined If the phrase Health at Every Size® has been popping up lately on your feed and you’re wondering what it’s all about, here’s a brief guide to the approach and how it can help you and those around you. According to the Association for Size Diversity and HealthContinue reading What’s the Health at Every Size® Approach and Why Should You Care?

boundaries

Boundaries for Beginners: Setting Limits that Preserve Your Relationships and Your Well-Being

Boundaries. We’re hearing a lot about them lately. But what exactly are they? Boundaries are limits we set with other people in order to protect our relationships – and ourselves. They are guidelines we communicate to others regarding how we want want (and need) to be treated. In fact, a healthy relationship cannot exist withoutContinue reading Boundaries for Beginners: Setting Limits that Preserve Your Relationships and Your Well-Being