Dieting: Just Don’t Do It

Most of us know by now that dieting, or restricting your eating to lose weight, is typically only effective in the short term. You can go ahead and do it, but like many fellow dieters, you’re very likely to find that you’ve regained the weight shortly after the diet ends. There is actually quite a […]

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Mindfulness vs. Distraction

It seems that so many people are just walking balls of anxiety. We’re trying to solve every problem in front of us but we just can’t do it. Sometimes we have to sit with our problems and accept them. That can be very unnerving. How do we learn to just sit with the discomfort? Most […]

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Expand Your Tribe

What can we do to expand our relationships? Is there some way we can attempt to stretch ourselves and create relationships with people we wouldn’t ordinarily connect with? It’s easy to relate to your own. These people are your “tribe.” You relate to them and share something significant. You have something in common. People in […]

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Why You Should Be Less Judgmental and More Intentionally Curious

What if you were less judgmental? What if you could somehow become less captured by self-judgment, and your judgment of others? Lately, I’ve been encouraging people to stay with curiosity, rather than draw quick conclusions. Why not take a couple of weeks or a month to be more intentional? Ask yourself, “What’s happening to me […]

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Book Review: The ADHD Effect on Marriage

The ADHD Effect on Marriage: Understanding and Rebuilding Your Relationship in Six Steps by Melissa Orlov is an excellent resource for couple relationships, in which one or both partners has ADD or ADHD. The book’s approach actually applies well to any couple managing the behaviors inherent to most anxiety disorders. For example, this book could […]

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