Recovery-minded Living

We often feel motivated after inspiring experiences—finishing a good book, hearing a rousing speech, taking part in service, having a great therapy session, etc.  However, at times these feelings fade…

Eating Disorders and Diabetes

Each November brings extra attention to diabetes and the tens of millions of people affected by it. Did you know women and girls with type 1 diabetes are at increased…

Why Be Mindful?

When I first teach mindfulness, I often get initial resistance from clients. I have heard responses such as “I can’t do it. I’m too anxious” or “I don’t see the…

Strong Enough to be Broken

In today’s society we are told that we have to be unbreakable. We have to be iron men and iron women. To show any weakness or to have anything negative…

Made for Something More

As women in the modern world, we are constantly being measured up to society’s expectations. We are taught from the time we are young that as we strive to be…

Don’t Let Your Struggles Define You

We all have something in our lives that is hard for us to get through.  For some it may be an addiction to drugs, alcohol or maybe an eating disorder. …

Be Here Now

For as long as I can remember, the fear of the future has been my biggest inhibitor. I am constantly planning, preparing, and worrying about my next step. This habit…

Don’t Talk to Yourself Like That​

When someone you know is struggling, upset, or depressed, it is human nature to feel compassion and empathy for them.  We often show this compassion and empathy through kind and encouraging…

Blog series on Forgiveness: Part 1 — Forgiving Others: What is forgiveness and why is it important?

Love and Forgiveness is not for the faint-hearted. – Meher Baba What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you think about forgiveness? Maybe you have images…

Center for Change News May 2016

In commemoration of Memorial Day, we wish to thank all of our military service members and their families for their day-to-day sacrifices on behalf of each and every American.  With…

Announcements from Center for Change

Save the Date Center for Change National Eating Disorders Conference for Professionals Friday & Saturday, January 27-28, 2017 Optional ski day at Sundance Resort on Sunday, January 29, 2017 Held…

Just Do It! Moving From Avoidance to Engagement

Every moment of time is a moment of choice. One of the primary choices we have, at any moment in time, is to live “present and engaged,” or “trapped in…

3 Tips for Relaxing into Change

When we resist change, it’s called suffering. But when we can completely let go and not struggle against it, when we can embrace the groundlessness of our situation and relax…

Taking On (and Knocking Out) Self-Objectification

Magazines, movies, and social media are full of images that objectify women. This idea of valuing appearance over competence is not new, but it is increasingly harmful. Unfortunately, living in…

Being Media Savvy in a Media-Drenched World

Modern media can be a tricky little bugger. Just when you think you’ve spotted all the little messages and hints that try to get into your home where they can…

Conversations with the Heart – Part 3: Intention Setting from the Heart

As all of the holiday festivities and traditions of 2015 come to a close and we prepare for the opening of 2016, another tradition is waiting for us….resolutions for the…

CFC Recreation & Experiential Therapies Weekly Focus

Monday, January 4, 2016 Live in the present and prepare for the future…a future of possibilities, relationships, hobbies, hope, and healthy and fulfilling experiences. At times, the thought of leaving…

Conversations with the Heart Series – Part 2: The Courageous Heart

“To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact you…

CFC Recreation & Experiential Therapies Weekly Focus

Monday, December 21, 2015 “People whose play lives have been vibrant, have buffers against travail and suffer less when major change is thrust upon them. Play produces poise and strength….

CFC Recreation & Experiential Therapies Weekly Focus

Monday, December 14, 2015 Many women with eating disorders have lost an interest in hobbies, relationships, and participating in things that once gave them a sense of accomplishment. Their passions…

Center for Change News December 2015

A Holiday Message from Dr. B SEASON OF PEACE: LET US LAY DOWN OUR WEAPONS OF WAR AND OFFER UP AN OLIVE BRANCH My Dear Friends, How I love this…

CFC Recreation & Experiential Therapies Weekly Focus

Monday, December 7, 2015 Discovering our capabilities and our human potential to overcome, adapt, and, navigate through hard and uncomfortable situations is the foundation for Self-Awareness Week. We are constantly…

CFC Recreation & Experiential Therapies Weekly Focus

Monday, November 30, 2015 Self-Acceptance does not come from our achievements. Our achievements are products of our values, qualities, and characteristics. For example, the successful gardener is hard working, persistent,…

Even a Penny Can Make a Difference

This past week Center For Change held a community event to provide assistance to the Provo Community Action Foodbank. While working with the Foodbank volunteers, we were informed that for…

CFC Recreation & Experiential Therapies Weekly Focus

How do you define failure? Thomas Edison, inventor of the light bulb, said “I have not failed. I have just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” Is failure a final…