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Teaching girls bravery, not perfection

How willing are you to face discomfort and take risks? Or have you learned that “getting it perfect” is the most important?

Words to live by…

Stressed? Psychologists can help!

“Two-thirds of Americans say they are stressed about the future of our nation, including a majority of both Democrats and Republicans, according to the American Psychological Association’s (APA) report Stress in America™: Coping with Change.” Further: “These additional stressors may be affecting Americans’ health….

A Mindful Meal endorses the OPA’s statement of inclusivity

The following statement was released by my local professional association, the Oregon Psychological Association. A Mindful Meal is proud to endorse this statement, and I welcome all community members who are seeking psychotherapy services to my practice. In light of recent events, the Board…

Love After Love

Originally posted on the SAVOR project:
Love After Love The time will come when, with elation, you will greet yourself arriving at your own door, in your own mirror, and each will smile at the other’s welcome and say, sit here. Eat. You will…

We are all fellow travelers…


A Winter 2016 Reminder

Mindful eating, a powerful act for ALL women

Is mindful eating a practice that is beneficial to everyone, or is it just for the wealthy, the self-indulgent, or the foodie few? For a number of years, I’ve actively promoted mindful eating as a helpful set of practices which can increase awareness, pleasure,…

The Peace of Wild Things