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Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS)

This January I had the privilege of going to a brain stimulation conference in Beaune, France, where I learned a lot about rTMS – a powerful non-invasive treatment for Major Depression. If you have medication resistant depression and feel you’re out of options and don’t want to do ECT, ... read more

Re-Learning to Cook

I stayed away from cooking for years because I wanted to keep my interactions with food as minimal as possible, but lately I’ve been re-learning.  My friend Sean Stoner is quite the chef, and he taught me how to make braised halibut wrapped in zucchini “purses,” shaved Brussels sprout ... read more

Cahuenga Peak

My favorite thing about living in Los Angeles is that I can drive for 20 minutes and hike here. Having a workout that’s fun and feels good is so much better for recovery than slaving in the gym for results. read more

Growing Pains

Sometimes people will say things that upset you. It’s OK to cry and feel your feelings…in fact, I recommend it.  If you want to turn that upset into something that empowers you, here are some tools for you: 1) What they said means nothing about you. It’s a reflection of how that person ... read more

Reflection

Making friends with my reflection is still a day by day process. We are trained to be critical so that we keep buying cosmetics. We are trained that loving yourself and how you look means you’re “full of yourself.” I took that to heart early on, and unlearning that doesn’t happen ... read more

Don’t Get too Hungry

One of my top recommendations for anyone recovering from bulimia, Eating Disorder Not Otherwise Specified (EDNOS), Anorexia or binge eating disorder, is NEVER let yourself get too hungry. Keep almonds or Quest Bars on hand. If you’re worried about being able to control portions, keep snacks around ... read more

Puppy Love

Whether you’re having a good day or bad, puppy kisses make everything better.  Animals are good for the soul. read more