Posts by Sheila Read

How to Stop Repetitive Worrying

Do you feel stuck in worrying about the same things again and again? One of the most common problems people ask for help with is “How do I get out of my head?” The content of what people worry about differs, but the process of obsessive, looping thoughts is the same. As educated people, we…

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Yoga for Energizing Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019 4:00 – 5:30 pm Are you experiencing fatigue, low energy or depression? Do you frequently get stuck in self-criticism or hopeless thinking? Experience how simple movement and breathing practices can energize you. Mindful movement practices help the brain change from habitual patterns of thinking. Gentle movement also helps…

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How to End the Food and Depression Cycle

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  If you battle endlessly with a cycle of overeating followed by depression, you’re not alone. Early in therapy I ask about what foods people eat. I’m amazed at how many people confess to overeating sweets and high carbohydrate snacks. Our food system excels at selling us tasty and convenient foods loaded with fat, sugar…

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Where Do You Find Hope?

These days it’s easy to find cause for despair, anger, anxiety. It’s more important than ever to nourish ourselves with what brings hope. I feel sick to my stomach each morning when reading the New York Times. One day I put down the paper and sat on the new patio with a cup of coffee…

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