by Ericka Martin | Jul 14, 2016 | Body Image, Counseling, Eating Disorder
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.
by Ericka Martin | Jul 8, 2016 | Counseling
In Vancouver, Washington there are approximately 143 sunny days per year. That makes for 222 cloudy, gloomy days!
by Ericka Martin | Jun 29, 2016 | Body Image, Eating Disorder, Self Acceptance
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!
by Ericka Martin | May 16, 2016 | Anger Management, Counseling, Featured, Parenting
Most parents don’t feel super great after yelling at their kids.
by Ericka Martin | May 3, 2016 | Anxiety, Coping, Counseling, Panic Attacks
Unless you are face-to-face with a bear or another physical danger, nothing feels more terrifying than a panic attack. Many have gone to the Emergency Room fearing heart attacks, strokes, and death. With symptoms including chest tightening, throat constricting, and faintness, it’s no wonder many seek urgent medical care! When you are begging for just one deep breath, you’ll take any help you can get. (more…)