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How to Build Confidence from your Dietetic Internship and Beyond

Insecure about your knowledge or skills as a dietitian? Unsure if you're good enough for the job you landed? Feeling inadequate because you don't think you're as smart/outgoing/experienced as your fellow interns or mentors? I feel you! I used to believe confidence was an innate quality (i.e., confident people are magical beings that enter the… Continue reading How to Build Confidence from your Dietetic Internship and Beyond

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Exploring Food Cravings

You know the drill. You are going about your day as usual: wake up, eat, get dressed, drive to work or school, converse with colleagues, eat, check social media... Then, seemingly out of nowhere, your brain is fixated on a desire for a certain (usually deemed "unhealthy") food. Your mouth begins to salivate as you… Continue reading Exploring Food Cravings

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Let’s Get Real: The Untold Stories of Social Media Posts

February 26th - March 4th, 2018 is National Eating Disorders Awareness week. This year's theme is "Let's Get Real." Read more about the campaign and how you can get involved here. A picture is worth a thousand words. Every picture tells a story; however, it may not always be the story we assume, especially in… Continue reading Let’s Get Real: The Untold Stories of Social Media Posts

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10 Practical Mindful Eating Tips

The definition of mindful eating according to the Center for Mindful Eating is as follows: Mindful eating is allowing yourself to become aware of the positive and nurturing opportunities that are available through food selection and preparation by respecting your own inner wisdom. By using all your senses in choosing to eat food that is… Continue reading 10 Practical Mindful Eating Tips

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Self-Care for the Holidays

Incorporating self-care can be difficult anytime of the year. Throw in the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, and it becomes even trickier. If you're looking to treat yourself this holiday season, check out these five simple tips that help me practice self-care throughout the holidays and beyond. Be the customer and the provider.… Continue reading Self-Care for the Holidays