COVID-19 has left many feeling anxious about losing jobs/income, getting sick, loved ones getting ill, and/or feeling isolated and alone. You might feel like you have no control. It’s important to remember the things you do have control over and the things you can do to help reduce stress and anxiety, as well as regulate your emotions, while honoring your emotional experience. I have a few ideas I would like to share with you:
By Julie 3/28/2020
Your Body is Wise AF
We are living in a “grind culture.” We are productivity driven, often feeling like the gold standard is working 60 hours or more a week. Our worth has become outcome driven, (i.e. hours work, projects produced, client numbers, deadlines, zoom meetings, etc.). This is a rat race that cannot be won. This hustle way of life has consequences. We find ourselves living in our heads and not in our bodies.
By Julie 4/29/2020
ACCEPTING when things feel UNACCEPTABLE
Who is having a hard time accepting their current reality? I know I have days where I think, on a loop, “I can’t do this, I have to get out of the house, this is never going to end.” Acceptance is hard work, especially now. But my reminder to you and to me is that the suffering we feel when we are fighting reality is far worse than when we accept it.
By Julie 5/4/2020
EATING DISORDER RECOVERY
Today I want to get real, honest, and vulnerable about recovery from an eating disorder. I will be sharing some frequently asked questions related to recovery. My answers come from my own personal experience as someone in recovery and as a clinician who treats clients with eating disorders.
By Julie 5/19/2020