National Nutrition Month: Eat Right, Live Right, Feel Right

March 12th, 2019 // // Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

March is National Nutrition Month, an annual recognition of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  The purpose is to provide education and information to the public on...

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5 Signs Your Healthy Eating Lifestyle Has Gone Too Far

March 7th, 2019 // // Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

Most of us can agree that health is one of the most priceless gifts in life. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle is important for longevity and for enjoying...

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Living The Meadows Model

January 23rd, 2019 // // Tags: , , , , , ,

Nancy Minister, Workshop Facilitator at The Meadows, discusses the Meadows Model in our newest blog. The Meadows Model is incorporated into all of The Meadows family of...

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Is it All in Your Head? How Neurofeedback Supports Eating Disorder Recovery

January 18th, 2019 // // Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,

When it comes to eating disorders, there are many aspects of these mental health conditions that can be misunderstood. The symptoms of eating disorders can be misconstrued...

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Will Diets Work in 2019? A Closer Look at Dieting and Eating Disorders

December 17th, 2018 // // Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Years ago, December was a time for Ed and I to think about New Year’s resolutions. I was in an abusive marriage with him for over twenty...

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Take the Holidays Back from Ed: Ten Tips

November 16th, 2018 // // Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

I distinctly remember feeling fat wearing the leotard pictured here. Yes, at the young age of four, I already heard Ed screaming, “You aren’t good enough.” If...

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What is the Relationship Between Sexual Abuse and Eating Disorders? A Conversation Between Jenni Schaefer and Dr. Tian Dayton

October 25th, 2018 // // Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Current events have brought sexual abuse onto center stage, so I wanted to drill down on the relationship between sexual abuse and eating disorders. Jenni Schaefer and...

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Binge Eating Disorder or Overeating—How to know if Your Teen is Struggling

September 24th, 2018 // // Tags: , , , , ,

You may notice your teenager overeat occasionally or maybe seem overeager when it comes to food. Perhaps you’ve observed your teen skipping meals but consuming a large...

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Using EMDR to Heal from Trauma Symptoms in Eating Disorder Recovery

June 6th, 2018 // // Tags: , , , ,

On the surface, eating disorders, like anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder may seem to be food-related problems. When it comes to these illnesses, there is always...

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Building Strength and Resilience through Facing and Dealing with Life’s Problems

May 10th, 2018 // // Tags: , ,

Resilient qualities are not only what we’re born with but also the strengths that we build through encountering life’s challenges and developing the personal and interpersonal skills...

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