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Archives for June, 2011

Celebrity Mentors

Moods as a Mentor

I have discovered many things in my post-recovered years (that is, in the years since my dependence on my eating disordered thoughts and behaviors subsided for a sustained period of time).

For instance, I have discovered that sometimes we just hurt.

Sometimes we just feel sad.

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Shannon Cutts

Yoga Mat Mentoring

Recently I decided to resume my yoga practice.

My reasons for doing so primarily stemmed from the fact that everything else I tried, from climbing stairs to weight machines at the local gym to jogging at the park to walking around the neighborhood somehow resulted in injury.

By the time I made the decision to return...
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Celebrity Mentors

Loneliness as a Mentor

In her book "When Things Fall Apart", Pema Chodron likens sitting with our own loneliness to going into detox.

"Boy, that doesn't sound like fun!" I thought when I first read her words.

But it sure made me curious.

Is it? Is the experience of my own...
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