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  • Mindfulness: How it helps with food, eating and body image problems Mindfulness: How it helps with food, eating and body image problems

    Mindfulness: How it helps with food, eating and body image problems

Mindfulness: How it helps with food, eating and body image problems

When I work with clients that overeat from stress, emotion or tension, I find mindfulness-based therapy to be a powerful approach to treating problems with food, eating and body image. What is mindfulness? How does it work? (more…)

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  • Five Good Things About Aging Five Good Things About Aging

    Five Good Things About Aging

Five Good Things About Aging

When I was in graduate school, one of my most memorable experiences was with a woman whose name or face I don’t remember.  She was a guest speaker from one of the eldercare organizations in town.  She gave each of us the following exercise:

‘Write down the five things that you most value in your life – whether it’s your […]

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  • Top Five Regrets of the Dying
    Top Five Regrets of the Dying Top Five Regrets of the Dying

    Top Five Regrets of the Dying

Top Five Regrets of the Dying

Bronnie Ware’s book The Top Five Regrets of the Dying – A Life Transformed by the Dearly Departing is a memoir of her work in palliative care with patients who had gone home to die.  “I was with them for the last three to twelve weeks of their lives,” she says.  “People grow a lot when they are faced […]

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  • Gratitude Makes You Happier and Healthier Gratitude Makes You Happier and Healthier

    Gratitude Makes You Happier and Healthier

Gratitude Makes You Happier and Healthier

Studies show that the regular practice of gratitude can increase not just your well-being and happiness, but also improve your physical health and your relationships.

I was in the audience as David Novak, then-President and CEO of Yum! Brands, explained to Business First publisher Tom Monahan how a boy who lived in 32 trailer parks in 23 states by […]