Author: thehonestpeach

We’re hardwired for negativity, here’s how to beat the odds.

If you go to Yahoo.com, or any other news landing page, 99% of what you see will be negative. The latest serial killer mystery, a horrible story about a parent neglecting their child, or perhaps (definitely) something disgraceful happening in politics. Even if we go outside the realm of current events: have you ever noticed

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The BEST Way to Self-Care

Self-care is all the rage these days, but I don’t think trendy articles on Buzz Feed do it justice. Self-care isn’t just taking a beautiful, Instagram-worthy bath with a glass of wine. Self-care has different forms, and all of these forms are necessary. It’s not just about “feeling good” for a brief moment. (Though that

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A Conversation with Intuitive Eating Expert, Soshy Adelstein

As we nestle into our chairs in a cozy, modern coffee shop and sip on our respective lattes, I can already tell this interview is going to be good. It’s 10:00 am on a dreary Friday in Boulder, CO, but the energy in the cafe is buzzing. Within three minutes of sitting down, Intuitive Eating

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Why the “gray areas” in your life could be the most significant

I woke up the other morning and realized I was in a funk. I wasn’t depressed, I wasn’t happy, I wasn’t angry. What was I? I continued my morning and did all of the things that usually lift my spirits (although, my spirits weren’t necessarily down…). I squeezed the daylights of out my cat, drank

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Two Truths and a Lie about Jealousy in a Relationship

Truth # 1: It’s going to happen People get jealous all the time, both inside and outside of a romantic relationship. Think about these examples: Have you ever been hanging out with two other friends, and over time you notice that one person gets jealous if the other two are hanging out more, or have

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Let’s get real about therapy.

I’m a proponent of therapy, but it’s not just because I’m a therapist. Therapy has drastically changed my life. It’s helped me change my patterns of thinking. It’s helped me identify thoughts about myself that were incorrect. It’s helped me release pain and suffering. Therapy is part of the reason I am who I am

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