Body Image and Avoidance in the Summer

The concept of avoidance refers to preventing oneself from experiencing emotional discomfort by evading potentially distressing situations. In contrast, if we instead make choices based on our values or goals, we may feel uncomfortable in the short-term, but much more satisfied with our behavior in the long-term.

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Running in Recovery

I run to feel freedom, a sense of accomplishment, joy, and connection with my thoughts. Running allows me to mentally detox from daily stressors. Without the proper nutrition, fuel, and rest, my body will not perform at its optimum level.

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What The Health?

Health is about learning to advocate for yourself, setting boundaries with loved ones, giving your body the energy it needs, eating foods that make you happy and smile, and learning ways to calm your mind and soul.

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Changing The Ending

The “lasts” are the things that truly matter. The lasts are the things you choose after you’ve learned everything else. The last person you choose to love or the last time you choose to do something harmful to your body. You cannot change the beginning, you cannot change the journey, but the lasts are in your control right now.


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Defusing From Disordered Thoughts

Cognitive defusion is a process that allows us to make conscious choices about which thoughts we would like to listen to, versus which thoughts we would like to acknowledge— but ultimately decide to reject. Rather than ignoring thoughts, or trying to push them out of our minds, we simply examine all thoughts and choose which ones we would like to attend to.

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