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As a psychotherapist with a thriving practice, I think a lot about how to help shift my clients’ thinking from a negative thought track into something more positive. Research demonstrates that positivity feeds upon itself- in other words, positive thoughts generate more positive thoughts. Similarly, people who want to stay happy do best when they surround themselves with happy pe...

We are taught to seek perfection from an early age. “Don’t make a mistake.” “You are perfectly right.” “Be a good girl, get me a pen…Thanks that’s perfect.” “How do you want your coffee?- Black with a splash of milk. Thanks that’s perfect.” “How do you like your meal? It’s perfect.” “Practice makes perfect.” The word “perfect” is tossed around casually, like tossing the backpack...

Positive body image is attainable, but takes work and vigilance. About 95% of all women and 45% of all men have negative thoughts about their body at some point in time. Media, with its idealized vision of men and women, has distorted our collective viewpoint and has many of us striving for an ideal that is only attainable by about 5% of the population. No matter what we eat, or...

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