Month: August 2020

Four Breathing Exercises for Anxiety and Depression

By Dr. Elayne Daniels | August 29, 2020 |

How can something as easy as breathing exercises for anxiety and depression be helpful? Almost sounds too good to be true, right? Well, first, keep in mind the utterly amazing fact that your body automatically knows how to inhale and exhale. Even when you are asleep.  Breathing is one of many cool things your body…

10 Surprising Things All Eating Disorders Have in Common

By Dr. Elayne Daniels | August 24, 2020 |

What images come to mind when you think of all eating disorders? How about when you think about what they have in common?  Perhaps you think of a skinny white teenager? Or a young, rich woman purging? And/or a middle aged woman in a large body eating from ice cream cartons and potato chip bags? …

An image of an unmade bed, with pancakes and a latte, suggest self care ideas for Highly Sensitive People

Four Reasons Highly Sensitive Person Self-Care Takes More Effort Than it Does For Everyone Else

By Dr. Elayne Daniels | August 3, 2020 |

Highly Sensitive People (aka HSPs) feel the world deeply. Why? Because they’re born with a nervous system uniquely wired to be super attuned and responsive. That’s why if you’re a Highly Sensitive Person, self-care is critical. The reality is everyday life can be draining. Highly Sensitive People need self-care to refuel to make best use of…

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