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Leaning Into Vulnerability: Lessons from a day spent learning how to ski

January 19, 2014

By Dana Sturtevant, MS, RD I’ve been very aware of how shame and vulnerability show up in my life after reading Brené Brown’s work. I especially like her TED talks and her book The Gifts of Imperfection. So when I stepped out on the ski slopes with some good friends this weekend, I wasn’t surprised that vulnerability showed…

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Starting the New Year with Acceptance Instead of Resolution

December 20, 2013

“The curious paradox is that when I accept myself as I am, then I can change.” ~Carl Rogers We are so looking forward to our free offering, “Starting the New Year with Acceptance instead of Resolution” on January 4, 2014. And this year we are also offering an ONLINE VERSION on January 7 for those of you…

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End Fat Talk

October 25, 2013

“I feel fat.” “My thighs are huge.” “You’re so skinny!” “I hate my body.” Fat talk: that pervasive voice of the inner critic that can take hold and completely bully you into submission. The pull to engage in fat talk is strong. It is familiar. It is seductive. The next time you get together with…

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