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What Does Abundance Look Like?

In America, it seems we are drowning in abundance. While the “American Dream” invites us to consume and enjoy an abundance of cars, purses, golf clubs and shoes- there is only temporary joy found in owning these items. Many of us are beginning to question what we had previously accepted as abundance and asking ourselves: “How much is enough?” and “What is true abundance?”

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Weight Bias and FAT TALK

“FAT TALK” is talk that implicitly or explicitly reinforces the thin ideal standard of female beauty. According to Carolyn Costin, Medical Director of Monte Nido Treatment Center, research by Stice et al, 2003, shows that 3 – 5 minutes of FAT TALK significantly increases body dissatisfaction, a key risk factor for the development of eating disorders.

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