A Joyful Journey...

Join Doris Smeltzer, critically acclaimed author/educator, as she muses on topics from eating disorders to the mysteries of life. Often "Featured" are select, astute observations made by Andrea during her all too brief 19-year life…it is she who taught us: the joy IS in the journey!

Self-compassion and "How 'bout them Red Sox?"

  Just checked to see when my last blog posted...over a month ago!  I missed the opportunity to wish you a joyous Thanksgiving/Hanukkah, Merry Christmas/Kwanzaa/Winter Solstice, Boxing Day/ et al and a glorious New Year--that's a lot of missed opportunities, so please allow me to send my wishes belatedly. And...
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Friday's baby step

Binge
There are few words that can prompt responses within me in such a myriad of conflicted and confusing ways as "binge." Just received the following ad in an email: In the past week I've read numerous article titles using this "B" word: "Binge on Netflix, Binge on books ... on...
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