1. Avoiding Comparison

    Comparing yourself to others is going to cause you nothing but anxiety, confusion, and upset. I am not going to tell you, "Stop comparing", because if it were that easy none of us would be in this position. It is super hard to not compare yourself to others. As an Eating Disorder Therapist, Body Image, Self-Esteem and Eating Disorder Recovery Coach in Texas I am seeing a lot of clients struggling …Read More

  2. Get A Beach Body

    It is that time of year when you are going to see a flood of ads and people talking about getting beach body ready. We have been conditioned to believe that only certain body types are allowed or OK to wear bathing suits or enjoy the beach. Well this is simply not true. As an eating disorder therapist, body image, self-esteem and eating disorder recovery coach I help people learn to deal with livi…Read More

  3. Improve Your Body Image

    As an Eating Disorder therapist in Sherman, TX and a Body Image, Self-Esteem, and Recovery Coach I work with a lot of people to improve their body image. Body image is impacted by a lot of different factors. Our relationships Our own internal expectations Our beliefs about ourselves Social and cultural beauty standards Negative emotions Bad stuff you have experienced I talk about self-love and bod…Read More

  4. Why You Are My Inspiration. You Have All The Strength You Need.

    It is not easy to love yourself. That is because you were taught not to. How many times did you hear, “girls are made of sugar and spice and everything nice” or “don’t say anything unless you have something nice to say” or “stay humble”? These are just a few of things we are taught as young girls. You were told that in order to be loved, happy, and sweet girl you have to be humble, q…Read More

  5. My Non-Highlight Reel

    Here is my non-highlight reel... Yesterday and today SUCK! I have a sick dog, my house is a disaster, I have a headache, my husband and I were not all rainbows and unicorns, laundry is not getting done because my washer flooded, work has had some frustrating kinks, nothing has gone to plan, I don’t feel very positive, my anxiety has been high, and I did not feel like a rockstar therapist. We jug…Read More

  6. An Eating Disorder Therapists Tips For Managing A Purge

    As an Eating Disorder Therapist in Sherman, TX I give clients tips for how to manage the urge to purge. In my private practice I see clients struggling with Bulimia. Bulimia is a type of eating disorder associated with episodes of bingeing and purging. Purging is a compensatory behavior to rid the body of calories consumed. Purging comes in many different forms. Below I give some tips for how to m…Read More

  7. Overcome Negative Eating Disorder and Body Image Thoughts With This Simple Visualization

    If you have an eating disorder and negative body image you not only feel negatively about yourself, but you really struggle to manage negative emotions and thoughts. Below I share a visualization to practice to help you learn to better manage negative thoughts and emotions. One reason it seems hard to deal with negative emotions is because you are human, and because you are human you hate having t…Read More

  8. Positive Affirmations – These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things

    Positive Affirmations (one of my favorite things) are a great way to challenge upsetting and overwhelming negative thoughts. You are accustomed to automatically thinking negative and upsetting things about yourself. Positive affirmations help shift thinking so that you feel more empowered and in control of your mind. For more on how to accept yourself and your body, look here. The idea is to pract…Read More

  9. Love Yourself Better

    Self-love is totally possible. I know it sounds cliche but I believe it possible to love yourself. I also believe it OK to feel like a badass. You see, I don’t want you to be a cocky butthole, but I do want you to know your purpose. I want you to see what gives you passion and excitement. I want you to learn your strengths and weaknesses. I want you to own both and know where you will flourish a…Read More

  10. Improve Your Body Image With These 5 Simple Steps

    So you got through Thanksgiving!? Good for you! It was not easy. As much as you want the holiday to be exciting and wonderful, for a lot of people the holidays are very stressful. If you are like my clients and the individuals I work with you are not looking forward to the holidays because of family issues, food issues, and body issues. Thanksgiving has come and gone, but it is possible you starte…Read More