Body Positivity and Health Consciousness

Are you worried that if you are kind and forgiving of your body you will not be motivated to make lifestyle changes to benefit your health? I have never known this to be true. Hating any aspect of yourself is a surefire way to get stuck in a wrestling match with yourself. I truly believe […]

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Resolution: Start Loving Your Body, Today

If you were to make a list of everything you love about the way your body looks, and everything you wish you could change about it, which list would be longer? How much of the “don’t love it” list would have to do with body size? Where did you learn that your body must look […]

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Life After STIs: The Therapist’s Role

For most of my clients, the first few weeks after diagnosis are the hardest time. As a midwife, I diagnosed people in a busy gynecology clinic. I’ve been up close and personal with the fear, shame, and trauma that people experience when they learn they have an STI. As a therapist, I work with clients […]

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