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From Shame To Pride: Celebrating Freedom and Love

-Mayah Taylor, MA Gay Pride The feeling of shame is a common emotion experienced among members of the LGBTQ community. It’s the most common emotion struggled with next to guilt. Shame is feeling bad about who you are. The toxic emotion of shame prevents those who experience the emotion from feeling pride about who they […]

Mindful Eating

Conversations on Mindful Eating

Life Cycles Counseling is dedicated to raising awareness of Eating Disorders (and other addictions) by eliminating shame and creating a sisterhood in which every BODY is accepted, loved, and cherished at any size. We also love to combat weight-based stereotypes. These stereotypes give way to stigma, prejudice, and discrimination in the workplace, healthcare, interpersonal relationships […]

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6-5-17 Quote of the day: Your Journey.

You are under no obligation to be the same person you were a year ago, month, or even 15 minutes ago. You have the right to grow.  This is your journey, and your life.

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Conquering Shame with the 100 Dreams

Conquering Shame with the 100 Dreams Journal In my office, trauma and shame go hand in hand. However, I recently attended a training in DC that highlighted something so true: the emotion of shame takes center stage.   We as clinicians want to develop great treatment and relapse prevention plans, but where we fall short […]

Ways to Build your Child’s Self – Esteem

by Adina Silvestri Whether young or old, self-esteem is something we all would like a bit more of. I have listened as parents ask the question:  “What can I do to help.” The answer is simple. Let’s start a dialogue on this most important subject.   Self esteem means to have respect for yourself and […]