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Habits: What You Need to Know

-Mayah Taylor, MA As human beings we tend to be creatures of habit. Habits are rituals and behaviors that we do automatically, allowing us to carry out important activities like brushing our teeth, taking a shower, how we eat and sleep and talk to our kids and how we unthinkingly spend our money and time. […]

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Quote of the day: just allow it to be.

There’s horror and beauty in everything. I look at my hand, and it’s decaying. It’s beautiful and horrible at the same moment, and I just live with it. See the beauty and perfection of decay in the world around you and in yourself, and just allow it to be. -Ram Dass

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Quote of the day: Intentions

As the New Year approaches, take some time to sit and quietly reflect. If today you were to set or re-affirm a long term intention, a vow, your heart’s direction, what would it be? Once you have a sense of your long-term dedication, write it down. Then put it someplace where you keep special things. […]

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The Best of 2018 Blogs

2018 is almost over and I can’t believe it!  I’ve seen individuals ask for and receive support for the first time, quit a 20 plus year smoking habit, give up drinking, and face their fears-oh did my peeps face their fears! So over the top happy and proud that you committed to achieving your goals, […]

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Quote of The Day: to be free!

Today I decided to forgive you. Not because you apologized or because you acknowledged the pain you caused me, but because my soul deserves to be free.

Enslaved by People Pleasing: How it Will Ruin Your Recovery

-Mayah Taylor, MA Recovering from Eating Disorders can be a long journey full of challenges. There are many obstacles that may stand in the way of your recovery from an eating disorder. One particular obstacle is being a people pleaser. People pleasing consists of often trying to be who others want you to be and […]

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How to Recover from A Thanksgiving Binge

-Mayah Taylor, MA Avoiding a food binge around Thanksgiving can be extremely difficult. The complexities of family dynamics, extensive buffets, and towering plates can all seem overwhelming. When one struggles with a binge eating disorder or even a healthy meal plan that you have been consistent with thus far, indulging in a Thanksgiving food binge […]


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