Building Emotional Strength

Stop Making Excuses

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Below are the three steps I took to stop making excuses because of my health issues... I will never forget the first time I realized my disease provided a benefit – a highly addictive one. “So what do you gain from having an autoimmune disease?” This question, posed by my then-therapist, stunned me. “Excuse me?” I asked, my ...

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Breaking My No Diet Rule

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Today I am beginning the Medical Medium 28 Day Healing Cleanse. Feel free to keep me in your #thoughtsandprayers (I’m only half joking). Cleanses are not a normal practice for me. I typically avoid anything that slaps the ultra-enticing label of detox, diet, and/or cleanse. In my opinion these are often a profit-driven false promise that ...

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5 Lessons I’ve Learned About Identifying & Asserting Boundaries

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A lesson in turning my back on what's not meant for (or no longer serving) me... I’ve shared that therapy is a crucial tool in my healing journey, but I admittedly struggled early on to apply the methods and lessons learned while sitting on that cozy couch with a cup of organic green tea. Did I ...

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Speak Your Truth – Your Story is Exactly What Someone Needs to Hear Today

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For the past 6 months everytime I heard "speak your truth" on one of many personal growth podcasts I subscribe to, I thought I had that practice down. HA! I finally decided to speak my truth recently, in a manner that forced me to be truly vulnerable. The results have been nothing short of life-changing, ...

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Turning to Therapy for My Eating Disorder… with Zero Shame

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Healing my relationship with food, an essential step to eating disorder recovery, required healing my relationship with myself. This is because the way I treated food was a reflection of how little value I placed upon my health and happiness. My fork may have been the weapon of choice, but it was getting its orders ...

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5 Steps to a More Positive Outlook on Life

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Perception is everything, and having a positive outlook on life will change your world. It doesn’t matter if you believe in the Law of Attraction or that your thoughts and emotions attract your life. I personally do (which I will absolutely share more about), but I was the queen of skepticism prior to embracing positivity ...

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