friend problems

Let’s face it.  We all want to fit in. We tell ourselves that we are individuals but we imitate what we see around us.   For the most part, we dress alike, talk alike, work alike, and live many aspects of our lives just like our neighbors. So is it any wonder our kids want to… read more

A favorite movie of mine is called “What About Bob” starring Bill Murray and Richard Dreyfuss.  In this inspirational and funny story, Bob is having a hard time recovering from fear and anxieties.  His therapist, Dr. Leo Marvin tells him to focus on doing things one day at a time – one moment at a… read more

Have you ever walked down the magazine aisle and took inventory of all the diet-related topics that appear on the cover of countless health, fitness, and beauty magazines? It never ceases to amaze me how many new diet plans and products are being introduced to the public almost on a daily basis; not to mention… read more

When we are in a difficult or painful situation it is usually our greatest desire to be rescued from that circumstance.  Secondary to that desire but also quite strong, is the desire to not be alone in the circumstance.  How much harder it is to bear a tough thing when we have to bear it… read more

How many times have you heard a sentence that begins like the one above?  I hope that you hear it often because it usually means that the person making the statement really cares about someone who is struggling with a problem.  Friends of those who are struggling with disordered eating are no exception to this. … read more