New Hope Counseling & Wellness Center Blog

by Amy Helms, Registered Dietitian & Licensed Therapist

 
7 Ways To Make Every Day A Self Care Day

7 Ways To Make Every Day A Self Care Day

Self care is not pedicures and bubble baths. Self care is giving yourself the attention and nurturing you need to live out your life values. Self care day doesn't have to be an occasional or infrequent splurge. These 7 easy practices will make every day a self care...

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7 Tips to Eat Mindfully Even on Your Busiest Days

7 Tips to Eat Mindfully Even on Your Busiest Days

The thought of slowing down, savoring each bite, and tasting, feeling, thinking about every morsel you put into your mouth is enough to put the breaks on mindful eating all together. You don't have to set aside an hour for each meal or stop everything and pay...

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Setting Intentions for a Happy and Healthy New Year

Setting Intentions for a Happy and Healthy New Year

The new year is almost here, which will inevitably bring up the topic of resolutions for a happy and healthy new year. How will you handle the bombardment of diet and weight loss banter that engulfs the country come January 1? Read below to learn how to use this time...

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How to Eat Intuitively This Holiday Season

How to Eat Intuitively This Holiday Season

Whether you are new in your intuitive eating journey or have been practicing this way of living for awhile, the holidays can make things tricky. Special foods, family comments, drinking, and many other obstacles can make listening to your body seem impossible. Here...

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New Years’ Resolutions

I recently read an article in Forbes Magazine about New Years’ Resolutions.  The authors agreed with me on this one.  New Years’ Resolutions are actually not a good idea.  Why are they so popular?  They remain popular despite only 25% of individuals remaining...

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Eating Disorders in Athletes Part 2

Eating Disorders in Athletes Part 2

Eating Disorders in Athletes Part 2 In my practice at New Hope Counseling and Wellness Center, I have worked with several athletes, both novice and competitive.  I thought it would be a good idea to do this two part series on eating disorders in athletes to discuss 1)...

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Eating Disorders in Athletes

Eating Disorders in Athletes

Eating disorders such as anorexia and bulimia occur at an increased rate in athletes compared to their non-athlete peers.  Traditionally, the athletic culture has placed greater emphasis on an optimal body type for each sport, and even more specifically- each position...

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