Do Not Fear the Resolution

By Krista Lample, M.Ed Happy Belated New Year!  It seems like everyone is anti-resolution these days. I get it. The general consensus is that most people don’t keep resolutions so…

Waiting for COVID

By Krista Lample, MEd I don’t know about you, but this is the title of my life over the past 6 months. It’s like we are all starring in our…

A New Normal Amidst Teachable Moments

By Quinn Nystrom It’s hard to believe we are already approaching Month Six of what has proven to be one heckuva tumultuous 2020. I predict many of us will have “Survived…

Say Something

By Center for Change “If you see something, say something.” Most relate that statement to terrorism or maybe air travel safety. I relate that statement to eating disorder recovery. I…

The “Insides” and “Outsides” of Social Media

By Center for Change Social Media is a lifeline for many people especially right now when so many are isolated.  In the age of social distancing, it’s good to feel…

Take Care of YOU: 5 Self-Care Tips for Trying Times

By Quinn Nystrom Being scared, stressed, frustrated, and uncertain is exhausting. These emotions, though completely normal for us humans, can wreak havoc on almost every facet of our lives. I’m…

Attitude of Gratitude

By Center for Change Employee Gratitude is good. It’s wonderful actually. In fact the Center for Change theme right now is an “Attitude of Gratitude.” According to Psychology Today, it…

A New Normal

Author: Center for Change If you told me 6 months ago that a pandemic would basically bring the US and much of the world to a grinding halt, I would…

Goal 2020 – ReWilding

By Quinn, Nystrom, MS Spring has sprung! Sort of, anyway. After the longest winters of the longest winters with a side-order or quarantine, many people are looking forward to greenery,…

Eating Disorder Recovery & Celiac Disease

By Krista Lample, MEd I’ve been in recovery from an eating disorder for over 20 years. It’s not a daily struggle anymore and it hasn’t been for a long time….

The Unplug Challenge

By Quinn Nystrom, MS Noise–it’s everywhere. Finding quiet and stillness on a daily basis takes an act of congress and even when we are trying to power down from a…

Human Being AND a Human Doing

By Quinn Nystrom, MS I recently saw a meme on social media that struck a chord with me. It said something along the lines of, “If you want this year…

Ten Tips for Emotional Well-being

By Natalie Schilling, LMSW Ten tips for emotional well-being: I mean really breathe. Take a breath and feel your lungs expand. Breathe out and feel your lungs collapse. Allow the…

There are no Mistakes – Only Lessons

By Quinn Nystrom, MS How many would like to go back in time and rewrite (or “re-right”) some of your wrongs? Erase the mistakes of the past that either created…

5 Ways to Reject Diet Culture this New Year

By Danielle Basye, RD, LD The new year is socially marked as a reset, a fresh start, and time to reflect on all the ups and downs in the previous…

Kiss it Goodbye

By Quinn Nystrom, MS Life is ever-changing and when it does, we need to adapt, evolve, and re-evaluate. Roll with the punches, so to speak. And as we pass the…

Operating from a Place of Forgiveness

By Quinn Nystrom Knowing that September is National Recovery Month, I’ve found myself doing more research and reading lately on the steps needed to navigate the sometimes slippery slope of…

Being Intentional to the Fullest

By Quinn Nystrom I used to view the phrase “intentional living” as one of those trendy sayings that was almost as overused as “authenticity” or “going next level.” Now, as…

Dumping the Brick Backpack

By Quinn Nystrom, MS Every day, people create narratives about their lives in their minds. These narratives are the stories they tell themselves about who they are, where they came…

Remembering to be Body Positive When Prepping for Summer

By Quinn Nystrom, MS Summer is finally here! The sun and warmer temps feel wonderful after what felt like the longest winter season, ever. Though the lure of sand, water,…

Clinical Interventions for Body Image Disturbance

By Center for Change Struggles with body image have a long reach. One study found that as many as 50% of young women in the United States are highly dissatisfied…

Intuitive Eating: Reject the Diet Mentality

By Quinn Nystrom, MS So what is Intuitive Eating? It’s a way of eating that has nothing to do with diets, meal plans, discipline or willpower. It’s about discovering a…

It’s The Little Things

By Quinn Nystrom Remember when the thought of Grandma’s fresh-baked cookies sparked joy and mouth-watering anticipation?  I am also sure I am not the only one who loves the feeling…

Come As You Are

By Quinn Nystrom Those who know me well know that I am navigating life with a chronic illness. These same people also know about the side diagnosis that decided to…

The Truth about the Stories We Tell Ourselves

By Quinn Nystrom I think Brene Brown said it best “You know what we call a decision with limited data points and little “other” information? A conspiracy.” We’ve all had…