When you flipped the calendar to 2021 – how did that change feel to you? You may have felt relief. Hope. Perhaps even unsettled as the first week of January evolved. However you are feeling, explore those feelings. I hope 2021 is full of wonderful things for you. I’d like to share my five top intentions… Continue reading… New Year’s Intentions – My Promises to You
1. Kids really are resilient This year my son, currently a junior in college, and my daughter, currently a 3rd grader, went fully virtual for their education. Perhaps your children did the same. My son quarantined off campus in New York City and my daughter stayed at home with me. We also moved to a… Continue reading… What I learned in 2020…
Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) is a mental illness in which a person is preoccupied with an imagined physical defect or a minor defect that others can not see. These individuals spend up to eight hours per day focusing on and trying either trying to “fix” or hide their perceived defect. A few years ago, I… Continue reading… Demystifying and Treating Body Dysmorphic Disorder with Psychotherapy and Medication
Alexandra Babcock, Dietetic Intern at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is a guest writer and past intern of Robyn’s. Alexandra’s diverse interest in nutrition spans multidisciplinary experiences in clinical dietetic practice, sustainable food systems, innovation, and the psychology of motivation and behavior change. She shares her thoughts on our definition and pressure to “be healthy” in… Continue reading… What Does “Healthy” Mean to You?
In 1993, I came across the piece, Desiderata, by Max Ehrmann, and it has been one that I have re-written in many journals ever since. I think the words can relate to many things in our lives, including our relationships with food and our bodies. Take a read and bookmark this page for another cold… Continue reading… Reclaiming the Quiet of December