On Living With Gusto

“Wherever you go, go with all your heart.” – Confucius, ancient Chinese philosopher, thinker, teacher, and founder of the Ru school of Chinese thought (551-479 BCE) When we think about the word “gusto,” we automatically conjure up images of food. But the word really implies a joy of living, a full-hearted embracing of action. Gusto…

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Pioneer in Integrative Medicine from The Ranch Offers Strategies for Treatment of Binge Eating Disorder and Obesity

A staggering number of people are struggling with obesity and binge eating disorder. According to the eating disorder specialists at The Ranch (Tennessee) rehabilitation center, now more than ever it is critical for health care providers and treatment professionals to be familiar with how to diagnose and effectively treat these conditions. On October 21, from…

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Special Considerations for Staging an Eating Disorder Intervention

By Meghan Vivo Interventions have introduced the concept of recovery to millions of addicts, but they’re also a life-saving tool for those suffering from eating disorders. While it is true that eating disorders are different illnesses than addiction, the intervention process can be remarkably similar. Like addiction interventions, eating disorder interventions involve family and friends…

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5 Signs Sex Is Undermining Your Recovery

Sex is a natural, healthy part of relationships, but it is also a major cause of relapse among the newly sober. For some, unhealthy sexual behaviors and relationship patterns are cross-addictions that fully emerge once drugs and alcohol are out of the picture. For others, one soured relationship can trigger a surge of dysfunctional thoughts…

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