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  • [Read Article] Children, Divorce and Self-Esteem

    Our self-esteem affects every dimension of our lives — school performance, peer relationships, career endeavors, intimate relationships, and parenting. If we are fortunate enough to grow up in a family in which we learn to feel comfortable in our

    Published: Mon March 08, 2010

  • [Read Article] Focusing on Your Presence of Mind with Mindful Affirmations

    The concept of mindfulness has actually been around for thousands of years. Its origins can be found in the earliest Buddhist teachings (2500 years ago). It has been used over the centuries in traditional eastern contemplative practices like Hatha Yog

    Published: Tue March 30, 2010

  • [Read Article] 5 Tips on How to Keep New Years’ Resolutions

    Why bother to make resolutions and then feel disappointed or guilty for breaking them? Do you get excited and resolve to change, but within days or weeks lose interest and can’t motivate yourself?

    Published: Mon January 02, 2012

  • [Read Article] What Every Parent Should Know About Bullying.

    Bullying is a serious problem linked to teen and preteen suicide as well as school shootings.

    Published: Fri March 09, 2012

  • [Read Article] Social Networking: Intervening to Intercept Eating Disorders

    Dr. Dennis reports that from a third to a half of their young adult patients are actively using social networking sites to support their eating disorders, and many commonly visit pro-ana and pro-mia websites. This pattern is much less common in older

    Published: Mon May 21, 2012

  • [Read Article] Anorexia Nervosa-Osteoporosis and Eating Disorders

    If you have an eating disorder, you may be at increased risk of developing bone loss. Although it is very easy to think of osteoporosis as a disease that only affects older persons, about half of young female patients with anorexia nervosa have osteop

    Published: Thu August 02, 2012

  • [Read Article] Anorexia Nervosa: Curious Past, Hopeful Future

    AN is a prototype of disorders of motivated behavior, all of which serve as a final common pathway for a variety of developmental, familial, intrapsychic, and societal conflicts. At its core, AN arises from a conflict between the individual's neurobio

    Published: Mon August 06, 2012

  • [Read Article] Nutrition Care for Clients with Diabetes and An Eating Disorder

    Blood glucose levels that are difficult to control or erratic, or don't seem to match food intake, stress levels, or physical activity, could be the result of disordered eating. Skipping insulin doses or scaling back on the prescribed regimen to make

    Published: Mon August 20, 2012

  • [Read Article] Codependent Parents and Children

    Codependency causes so much unhappiness. Research shows that codependency is learned in families and passed on generationally. It prevents the development of healthy, independently functioning individuals.

    Published: Tue October 16, 2012

  • [Read Article] Prevent Bullying

    Teach your child how to be assertive in their relationships.

    Published: Thu August 08, 2013