1. How To Feel More Supported In Your Eating Disorder Recovery

    Support is necessary to recover from an eating disorder. This seems pretty self-explanatory, yet when I talk to clients and other recovery warriors, support seems to be one major barrier. The purpose of this blog is two-fold. On one hand I hope to help those in recovery discover why aligning support is such a challenge and then offer some tips around how to improve support. On the other hand I hop…Read More

  2. Dealing With Thinking “I Am Fine” In Eating Disorder Recovery

    You have a voice in your head that tells you are “fine” but you aren’t. You are anxious, depressed, frustrated, stuck, and unsure of how to accept and like yourself. You constantly obsess about food and your body and it never feels “good enough” yet thoughts roll through your mind telling you, “You are “OK” and not “sick enough”. Those thoughts belong to your eating disorder an…Read More

  3. How To Tell If The Balanced Badass Bundle E-Course Is Right For You

    A majority of people think that they are overweight, out of shape, or physically appealing. Just because you might feel that way does not mean that you have to stay feeling that way. If you want to take action and stare into the eyes of your body image demons and swear them off, there are a couple steps you could take. When most people hear the words “body image issues” and “recovery” in t…Read More

  4. The Importance Of Recognizing That You Have Low Self-Esteem

    At Texoma Specialty Counseling, PLLC we offer a number of services, with multiple of them being geared towards eating disorders, failed dieting, and most importantly self-esteem — or lack thereof. Because of our extensive counseling history, as well as our experiences with our wonderful clients, we understand just how difficult it can be to overcome having a low-self esteem. There are many ways …Read More

  5. Orthorexia: Is it the Socially Acceptable Eating Disorder?

    In this blog post I share my personal experience with Orthorexia, an eating disorder that causes an obsession with working out and healthy eating. Please enjoy my latest blog published on Thrive Global. I would love to hear your thoughts about this one. Orthorexia: The Socially Acceptable Eating Disorder  Please comment and share your thoughts. If you found this helpful please share.…Read More

  6. Dealing With Comparison

    You have most likely heard that comparing yourself to others is something that is going to steal your confidence and happiness. But it is hard to avoid comparison because social media puts everyone’s highlight reel, front and center.   Comparison keeps you from being able to see your strengths and it keeps you distracted from enjoying the moment. When you compare yourself to someone else yo…Read More

  7. Eating Disorders And Teens

    I talked with my friend Jax Anderson on her YouTube channel about teens and eating disorders. Check it out!   We had a lot of fun doing this chat!   And if you want some support for your teen to work on improving their self-esteem and body image check out my teen e-book, I Am Awesome!   What did you think about this video? What was helpful?…Read More

  8. Body Image - Perfect is what you make it

    Body Image: Perfect Is What You Make It

    Oh, body image, you fickle, fickle, mistress. Personal body image can be like a roller coaster ride. Some days you can feel on top of the world, truly loving yourself for who you are, while others you can hardly look at yourself in the mirror. At Texoma Specialty Counseling, PLLC we understand that body image is an extremely common issue with both men and women, but luckily we also know that body …Read More

  9. Health At Every Size

    I shared a post on instagram earlier and it struck a nerve. I knew it would. I am appreciative of people wanting to have an open dialogue about this issue. Health At Every Size is a social and political issue, not necessarily a health issue. Let me explain. Health At Every Size is controversial because it goes against what we as a society have been taught. People are treated differently because of…Read More

  10. Online Coaching:Recapture Your Self-Confidence with Dr. Steph

    As the summer heat has begun to establish that it is here to stay, a lot of people begin to struggle with their body image. When it starts to get hot outside, especially here in Sherman, Texas, people tend to trade in their pants for short and their long sleeve shirts for tank tops.  While this may seem like an easy task, for some people it isn’t. It is not uncommon to be uncomfortable with you…Read More