at The Avalon Center for Integrative Therapies
During the 80s and 90s, diets ruled. Losing weight, no matter how, was considered a good thing. I did my first real diet when I was 18, the summer after high school. I lost 25 lbs, easily, and I finally looked like the dancer I wanted to be. I received all kinds of...
It’s OK for things to be messy. How it is right now is not how it will always be. You won’t go wrong by focusing on relationship and connection over behavior.
There is a lot of talk about budgeting, financial management, and things we should do to be "good, responsible" people with our money. Unfortunately, there is a lot of shame built into conversations about money and we know that shame shuts down, it doesn't motivate....
You'd be surprised how often personal finances come up in therapy. We think of money as a practical matter, but it is deeply emotional with complex psychology driving our financial decisions. The end-of-year holidays are especially fraught. Did you know Americans...