‘Positive Self Talk’

The Binge Eating Diaries: Thanksgiving Is NOT The Last Supper!

By Jacki Monaco

The Big Event The tall bouquet of red, orange, and yellow flowers may be the centerpiece of the table, but we all know that Thanksgiving’s main event is 16 courses of yum… that, for some of us, is served with a side of fear. During the years when I have company for Thanksgiving, I find myself getting a familiar feeling […] Read more »


The Binge Eating Diaries: Have You Thanked Your Body Lately?

By Jacki Monaco

Doesn’t it feel awesome to know that you’re appreciated? I make it a point to say thank you and show my gratitude for even the most miniscule things. I want other people to know that I see them, hear them, and treasure them completely. But I’m not always sure that I mean what I say. Sometimes, I think that my […] Read more »


Why You Want to Keep a Gratitude Journal

By Carolyn Whitney, PhD

As I wrote in my gratitude journal last evening before turning off the lights for some much-needed rest, I felt peaceful and centered. I am grateful for the gift of time that I give myself to be with my unhurried thoughts, feelings, and observations from the day. Even after a hurried day that may have had too many expressions of […] Read more »