Tag Archives: Anxiety

Perfectionism

I came across this article today. I have read it before and may have even posted it but I want to post it again because it really touches on a series of important ideas about perfectionism that goes too far. … Continue reading

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Lose Weight: Stop Worrying About Losing Weight With Intuitive Eating

In a recent interview Melissa McCarthy was asked how she lost the weight and her answer was simply “I stopped worrying so much about it” and it just started to come off. This was such a pleasant surprise to hear. … Continue reading

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How to Stop Binging – Life on the Inside from a Recovering Food Addict

I am posting this excerpt from the blog of a local Victoria personal trainer named Tara Brunet from Training by Tara Brunet because it so beautifully describes very common struggles with anxiety and binge eating in a down to earth way … Continue reading

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Eating in Balance: Trusting yourself around food

If you eat when you are full, stop when you are comfortably full and have treats in moderation knowing you can always have more later then you are “naturally eating”. Your body will regulate your intake by telling you when … Continue reading

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New Information on Saturated Fats… Maybe they aren’t so bad

I don’t tend to write or post a lot about nutrition, specifically, but this was an interesting article that came across my desk that I think most people would be interested in. For as long as I can remember people … Continue reading

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Honest Liars – The Truth About How We Often Lie to Ourselves

A client of mine brought my attention to this video and it really resonated with both my personal life experience and my experiences in the field of counselling. Cortney Warren brilliantly discusses the sometimes subtle, and sometimes not, way human beings … Continue reading

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Addiction: What causes addiction and what promotes recovery

Here is a great short video explaining the mechanisms of addiction and recovery. Very to the point. I just love it.  Thanks for another  informative video Gabor Mate. Gabor Mate:  What is addiction

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PBS: The Buddha

Once upon a time I looked up the definition of Buddhism and came upon this video (link below), a documentary about the life of Buddha and principles of Buddhism. It is a lovely description of a complex subject, yet not … Continue reading

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Personal Power and Body Language

Have you ever considered the relationship between what you do and how you feel, between your actions and your emotions? For example, it has always amazed me that when I am feeling good, energized or confident how I also tend … Continue reading

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Healthy Breakfasts Lead to Improved Mood

A healthy breakfast gets our brain and body started for the day which usually leads to higher productivity and a feeling of accomplishment. Give your body what it needs to do its job and you will be working against depression … Continue reading

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