Are your emotions controlling you? Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) is a highly effective research-based treatment designed by Dr. Marsha Linehan to help those struggling with eating disorders, substance abuse, depression, anxiety, and trauma to cope with life’s stresses.
Do you think about gratitude? Gratitude is a powerful emotion for the appreciation of what one has. For some, it may be a healthy baby, a warm, cozy bed, or a good job. We can make lists of the things we are grateful for in our lives. But, why is gratitude so important?
Spring is almost here. Very soon, the gardens will wake up and those buds that have been waiting all winter long will feel the energy from the sun and begin to bloom. We will see and smell beautiful flowers everywhere. It’s such a happy and joyful time.
Many people ask themselves, “Why me? Why did this happen? Why am I like this?” But, when we answer these questions, we tap into our shame and guilt. This leads to negative thinking that we are a terrible person.
How’s it going to turn out? So many of us catastrophize our futures. We think it’s going to turn out terrible and let our minds go to the negative but, that’s our imagination talking.
Dialectical Behavior Therapy, also known as DBT, helps clients gain skills they can use in stressful moments. Often times we go let our minds play the “what if” game and it takes us to a negative place. “What if I don’t get the job?” And the stressful moment becomes worse just imagining the bad that would come of that.
When you think of Somatic Experiencing Therapy, do you think of some kind of voodoo therapy? Think you will be touched the whole time? Well, those are some of the myths about Somatic Experiencing.
I’m going to help you rebalance your day, or give you a tool to rebalance your day, for eating and your blood sugar level. It’s called “Four Questions.”
Bulimia is a medical condition signified by an insatiable desire to keep eating and eating until you gorge yourself, all in a short span of time.
As with any type of disorder or disease, in order to recover from an eating disorder, you first have to admit there is a problem. That can be really, really tough. But you can do it.
Sheri Robenstine of Healthy Futures has a few tips on how to improve your body image and have more fun this summer. First, concentrate on positive thoughts about your body.
If we suspect something may be wrong physically, most of us don’t hesitate to visit our doctor’s office. When it comes to mental health, it should be no different. Mental health is a key part to our overall health, and that’s especially true for those suffering with eating disorders.
You too can soon be on your way to overcoming your struggles. All it takes is three simple steps to get through the eating disorder treatment admission process.
Really listening to someone means staying present with them in conversation. But, it’s human nature to stray from conversation. We all do it.
Having a lucky day is not just about having good luck. There’s no trick to it, lucky people just have certain things in common. They have a positive perspective and attitude toward life.
For those who suffer with eating disorders, the idea of treatment may seem like a hope and a prayer. Eating disorders are a significant problem, and they’re not really a choice.
Do you sometimes find yourself at the refrigerator door at unusual times? Do you have a hard time stopping after one cookie or half the bag? Ever notice that you eat a bigger meal after a hard day at work?
Ilene Smith, an expert with the Eating Disorder Resource Center and consultant to Healthy Futures, gets right to the point at why “Yo-Yo Dieting” doesn’t succeed over the long term. You might lose the weight for a few years but it always comes back.
Nearly 20 million women and 10 million men in the U.S. will suffer from an eating disorder in their lifetime. Eating disorders are serious emotional and physical problems that can have life threatening consequences.