Author Archives: Jeannie

kindness

“there is a kindness that dwells deep down in things; it presides everywhere, often in the places we least expect. the world can be harsh and negative, but if we remain generous and patient, kindness inevitably reveals itself. something deep … Continue reading

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Warm Weather’s Negative Effects on Body Image: What Do You See In the Mirror?

As snowbirds know, in the north people wait all year for summer, which should be a time to have fun and be active outdoors; yet swimsuit season can be especially tough for those who have body image issues. Flip to … Continue reading

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“the goal is to develop spiritual stamina so when a problem occurs, I don’t act out of emotion, but out of wisdom.” – author unknown

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you deserve your love and affection

for all, yet especially for those who do body image work with me: “you can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not … Continue reading

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trust your gut

“always trust your gut. your brain can be fooled and your heart is an idiot but your gut doesn’t know how to lie.” – author unknown note: good words to live by — i’ve regretted not following my gut in … Continue reading

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10 food trends for 2018

10 food trends for 2018 published by bbcgoodfoods: https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/howto/guide/10-food-trends-2018 I want to meet their food photographer! Can’t wait to gather the ingredients for a poke bowl — check out their recipe (https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/poke-bowl), and vegans/vegetarians, substitute a Gardein protein or tofu … Continue reading

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what will be

“surrender to what is. let go of what was. have faith in what will be.” sonia ricotti

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soup of freedom (for new years day)

This week a patient and I discussed New Years holiday cuisine. I mentioned making corn bread, collard greens and black eyed peas, which she dismissed as “American.” She is of Haitian descent, told me about Haitian pumpkin soup, and explained … Continue reading

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fears

“fears are stories we tell ourselves.” – author unknown

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walk away

“if you ever get the chance to treat them the way they treated you, no matter how painful it was, i hope that you choose to walk away and do better.” -najwa zebian

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