I recently made a post on social media about the flowers that had bloomed outside my house. Every day I walk in and out of my house at least 3 times, but usually even more than that. I’m carrying toddlers, or my workbags, or my mind is racing about the next thing I have to do. One night as I was sitting out on the front step, I had a realization—there were huge flowers that had popped up all ... Continue Reading »
Do You Have A Problem?
How do you know if you or your loved one have an issue with substance abuse? Let’s take the time to discuss three points of focus in order to assess the issue and create change. The sooner you detect the early warning signs, the better! 3 Warning Signs that you might have a problem: 1) WHEN/FREQUENCY: Are you using the substance regularly to cope with stress or specific emotions or ... Continue Reading »
Recovery is Tough, But You’re Tougher
Eating disorder recovery work is hard, it takes time, and a lot of effort. Often times it feels like playing a game of whack-a-mole, where you hit one problem down just in time for another one to pop its ugly head up. Here’s the trickiness of it. Developing an eating disorder can happen without even the realization that it is actually happening. It begins with small decisions to use food to ... Continue Reading »