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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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How to Practice Yoga & Mindfulness… The WRONG Way

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A lesson in how to practice yoga and mindfulness, or at least how NOT to... When I began practicing yoga, I was admittedly slow to embrace the mental and spiritual components. It was only after noticing how the breathing exercises instantly calmed my ever-racing brain that I thought: Huh, maybe there is something to this spiritualty, ...

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No One Understands Me – The Issue of Loneliness & Your Health

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I wish I had a dollar for every time I thought, "No one understands me!" I'm sure I've yelled it out loud a few times too. The loneliness of feeling misunderstood can be crippling. Living with an autoimmune disease, especially one that allows you to maintain the guise of a healthy appearance, can cause you to ...

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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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6 Steps to Healing Your Relationship With Food

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Healing your relationship with food is crucial for eating disorder recovery and treating autoimmune conditions. We all carry our childhood experiences with us. My mother struggled with her weight for most of my life. I was an athlete and was in decent shape growing up, but hearing her speak poorly of her body planted one ...

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