addiction and behavior

Mindful Eating: A Path To Freedom

Posted: February 10, 2014 by Carolyn Knutson LPC, LMT

Many people have a complicated relationship with food. It is required to nourish our bodies and to maintain good physical and mental health. So often, though, food is used as a diversion from our feelings, as an escape from being with ourselves in this moment, right now. It is such a human habit to look outside of ourselves for things to make us happy. And there is often harsh self-judgement when we don't live up to impossible and constricting expectations.

Tags: anxiety, addiction and behavior, body issues

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6 Things You Should Consider Before Cheating on Your Partner to Save Your Relationship.

Posted: February 02, 2014 by Jeff Guenther

So you’re thinking about cheating on your partner? Maybe the honeymoon is over. Maybe you don’t have as much sex. Maybe you’ve been married for a while and it’s not as hot as you thought it would be. Maybe you met someone who is totally the opposite of your current partner and now you are questioning everything because you’re attracted to them. Maybe you’re just bored. There are tons of reasons for wanting to cheat and none of them are that original. I’ve heard them all.

Tags: mood and feelings, relationship and family, life transition, addiction and behavior

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8 Ways to Improve Your Body Image

Posted: October 21, 2013 by Jeff Guenther

You know that critical voice that follows you around all the time making comments on how you look? It tells you what to wear, how to style your hair, what your body should look like, how much food you should eat in order to have the body it thinks you should have. 

Tags: mood and feelings, anxiety, addiction and behavior, body issues

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