Healthy Eating

Media sexualization of children. A resource and practical advice for parents. Practical tips 1. Ask your children what they like about their idols. For example, if your daughter looks up to Miley Cyrus ask her...

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Schedule a Therapy Session with Yourself

August 13, 2010 | 0 Comments

You can try this even if you’ve never been to therapy… I typically give this tip to clients when they move from weekly appointments* to less frequent appointments: Keep your therapy appointment time but schedule...

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Therapy for problems like addictions, eating disorders or even anxiety disorders, often utilizes a form of a pros and cons list called a Decisional Balance. A Decisional Balance involves a page divided into 4 quadrants....

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Avoidant coping is about trying to avoid experiencing painful thoughts, feelings, memories, or sensations. Here are two types you should try to learn to recognize in yourself. Type 1. Avoiding situations. Type 2. Avoiding behaviours....

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I recently did an interview for an upcoming edition of Glamour (a US women’s magazine). The journalist Genevieve Field asked me for some tips about body image. Here’s what I said (slightly edited). The interview...

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Avoidant Coping is one of the main causes of out-of-control stress, depression, anxiety, low self esteem, relationship problems, and eating issues. Avoidant coping is about trying to avoid experiencing painful thoughts, feelings, memories, or sensations....

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17 Super Practical Weight Loss Tips

April 22, 2010 | 0 Comments

If you want to keep this list for reference you can print or email it using the Share button. This is a list of how to manage external eating cues so that you don’t need...

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What You Can Do After You’ve Overeaten to Reduce Future Overeating Think back over the 48 hours that led up to overeating. Try to identify “turnoff points” when you could have made different decisions that...

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Mindful Eating Experiments

March 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

Mindful eating experiments are useful for people who are trying to lose weight. They’re simple and not time consuming. Mindful eating involves paying attention to the sensory experience of eating while you’re eating and mentally...

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Ever get the feeling that you’re behaving in ways that are consistent with your values? To help overcome this, you might like to try getting clearer on what your values actually are. A therapy called...

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