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Posts by April Cope

Uncomfortably Numb: Overfilling the Emotional Void with Food

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Compulsive and binge eating as a coping mechanism. Binge eating disorder is the most common eating disorder in the United States and affects an estimated 2.8 million people. If you are touched by binge eating tendencies, even if your behavior doesn’t fall on the clinical scale, you are not alone. And you know how frustrating,…

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Your Friday Spring Picnic By the Waterfall Awaits

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We’ve found the antidote to the February blues in one word. Waterfalls. Thundering through the foothills of the Smoky Mountains, they beckon like friends who are always there for you when you need them. These majestic giants that you forgot how much you loved are waiting in what the locals call the “Land of the…

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Today is Your Day

Healthy Aging Week

Dr. Lori Soli’s Vision of Conscious Aging I admit that when I first heard the phrase “conscious aging,” I imagined fiber drinks, walkers with tennis balls on the ends, and smiling seniors with perfect teeth in Depends commercials. Nothing could be farther from Dr. Lori Soli’s vision. Through my recent conversations with the buoyant humanistic…

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