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Connection is the opposite of addiction.

Connection with others is a key ingredient in creating a loving and healthy relationship with food and with yourself.  Why? Without connection and the feel-good chemicals that our brain releases when we feel a connection (like oxytocin, serotonin, and dopamine), we’re left grasping for ways to fill the void. Cue our abusive relationship with food, […]

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Feeling the Feelings on Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day! Just like any important holiday or special date, we’re bound to feel all the feelings. Maybe you’re feeling love and happiness. Or maybe you’re feeling frustration, loss, or disappointment. It’s likely that you’re actually feeling a variety of different emotions, depending on the moment. And this is okay! We’re taught that “on […]

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