Posts Posts by: "Dr. Ashley Southard"

Do you find yourself eating when you’re not hungry? Do you know what you should eat, but then find yourself eating foods that leave you feeling sick, ashamed, or numb? If you answered “yes” to these questions then you may be an emotional eater. Emotional eating is just that — eating for emotional reasons, rather…(Read More)

I am the mom of a beautiful, young girl. She is precocious, loving, and insanely curious. She thinks her body is pretty great – never lamenting her thighs, or obsessing over a blemish on her skin, or worrying about what size clothes she’s wearing. I wish I could keep this innocence in her forever, but…(Read More)

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve had several conversations with clients about the importance of hobbies – activities that bring you joy, relaxation, and intrigue. For many, eating has become a sort of hobby, almost like a form of entertainment or an activity that they look forward to on a regular basis. When we…(Read More)

Perhaps you’ve taken the vow “til death do us part” with your spouse or settled down with a life partner. Maybe you pride yourself on your commitment and loyalty to your partner, never straying from the relationship with another man or woman. But…if you are in a committed relationship AND affected by an…(Read More)

“Sometimes you don’t realize the weight of something you’ve been carrying until you feel the weight of its release.” If you’ve ever had the experience of finally speaking your authentic truth or telling a significant secret to someone you trust, then you probably know what this healthy “weight loss” feels like…(Read More)

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