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Bingeing Or Comfort Eating? Five Ways For Comfort Eating To Stay Comfortable

I have two distinct memories that involve eating. One horrified me, the other brought a sense of being understood.

I, like most others, had a small fridge in my dorm room in college. I was beginning to develop anorexia, but hadn’t a clue at the time. I was eating less and less, and receiving all kinds of accolades for becoming thin.

Bingeing Or Comfort Eating? Five Ways For Comfort Eating To Stay Comfortable via @doctormargaret

SelfWork: Special Edition: In The Face of Senseless Tragedy

Warning: This episode could act as a trigger due to its topic. Please listen with caution. The murders in Uvalde, Texas this week may pull for many different reactions to such senseless violence. The fact that the violence targeted children makes it even more devastating. I humbly offer these...

Are You Teaching Your Child to Hide Their Depression… Perfectly?

What are you teaching your child about admitting vulnerability? Or what to do with uncomfortable feelings that they don’t want, but have nonetheless? Or how to express hurt or pain? Or what depression is? Depression in kids is on the rise; whether it’s because of the well-documented...

What I Most Want This Mother’s Day I Can Give To Myself

This is the third Mother’s Day in the era of Covid19. I’m not one to be concerned with receiving gifts, but I wondered what I might want to give myself… The first gift I thought of is actually far too dangerous, for it has to do with knowing when the light at the end of the...

282 SelfWork: Watching My Mother Disappear

This is a very personal episode of SelfWork, as I tell the story of my mother’s intense struggles with anxiety – and her turning to prescription drugs to help her cope. Sadly, doctors in the 1960’s brushed off women with “nerves” and handed out medications that were...

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