By Lori Hanson Have you met Belinda? She’s your typical high school student. Interested in boys, worried about her grades, has a love/hate relationship with her parents, fights with her siblings and can’t wait to get her driver’s license. But she is hiding a big secret. Like other girls Belinda isn’t completely satisfied with how […]
What do you believe…about yourself? Do you believe you’re handsome, pretty? Or do you believe your nose is too big, your skin is horrible and you’re too fat, or skinny? Your beliefs play a huge part in what happens in your life. What you believe about yourself is a self-fulfilling prophecy. As long as you believe it, it’s not going to change! Henry Ford defined this succinctly when he said, “Whether you think you can or think you can’t, you’re right.”
By Lori Hanson Ever decided you wanted something…really bad? The difference between whether you got it or not has a lot to do with whether you wished, hoped or expected it to happen. Our mind is a powerful tool yet many people don’t understand the power or how to use it. From the perspective our of conscious […]
It’s not just teens and college students. Although most of the statistics we hear are focused on the younger set and the numbers of women struggling with eating disorders later in life is growing. Sadly many of these women have been hiding their secret for years. Others were in recovery from an eating disorder in their youth and relapsed due to a stressful event(s) later in life such as divorce, job loss or death of a love one. But there are also women who develop an eating disorder for the first time later in life. Sometimes it’s starts from something as simple as trying not to gain weight while they are hurt and can’t work out.
By Lori Hanson Recently I had the pleasure of meeting Dr. Gary Lange at an addiction/treatment luncheon. As people suffer from all different types of addictions which I believe fundamentally arrive from the same emptiness or need to numb out I asked Gary to share an article for our blog. Gary specializes in helping people […]