Star Meadow Counseling is proud to help sponsor the 2017 Out of Darkness Community Walk. We have seen the impact that suicide can have on friends and family and are committed to spreading a message of hope to those that are suffering.
Every 40 seconds someone in the world dies by suicide. There are approximately one million suicide attempts in the US alone each year.
What is Intuitive Eating?
We are all born with the natural instincts to be well-balanced eaters. Throughout our lives, many of us battle against and eventually beat down those instinctive eating habits. (more…)
The fear of failure can be paralyzing. In fact, a fear of failure can derail a life’s passion, sap out motivation, and sometimes stomp the brakes on all forward momentum. It’s what convinces you NOT to apply for that promotion, NOT to ask that girl out, and invites you to settle for a compromised, lesser version of your dreams. (more…)
Have you ever thought of an eating disorder like a separate person? Jenni Shaefer did, in her book, “Life Without Ed: How One Woman Declared Independence from her Eating Disorder and How You Can Too.” The following is a brief summary and review. (more…)
Do you ever feel like a hamster on a wheel—as if you are going through the motions of life, but not actually moving forward? (more…)
Teen depression can bring an array of emotions and behaviors that parents struggle to understand. (more…)
Modern technology can be an amazing supplement to professional counseling. Check out these 12 Apps that come recommended for recovery from depression, eating disorders, PTSD, insomnia, and anxiety.
In Part 1 of this series, we discussed strategies for eliminating unhelpful self-criticism about your body. In this article, we will explore frequent weighing as a potential contributor to poor body image.
In Vancouver, Washington there are approximately 143 sunny days per year. That makes for 222 cloudy, gloomy days!
Anyone that saw the movie poster for Star Wars: Episode One could have been easily mislead into thinking this would be an epic movie. The image of Darth Vader’s shadow lurking beside the figure of innocent Anakin Skywalker is thought-provoking and thrilling!