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What Makes an Effort Meaningful?

apple crisp recipe

By Nicole Patience MS, RD, LDN, CDCES, CEDRD While apple picking last week, I overheard a young child ask, “Why are all the reddest apples on the ground?” Some apples get enjoyed and savored and some get composted. I love this child’s reflection. There is no perfection in nature. The cycle of growth and restoration …

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A Supervisee’s Perspective (Part 2)

A challenging email. Confusing labs. A personal trigger. Imposter syndrome. Just one of “those” weeks. These are just a few of the many topics I have been able to process in group and individual supervision. Supervision can be defined as, “a formal relationship, typically between a more experienced and less experienced provider in which the …

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Holiday Re-Entry (part 2 of 2)

By Nicole Patience MS, RD, LDN, CDCES, CEDRD The stress of the pandemic has strained our resources in so many ways. If you have the added burden of an inner critic, social gatherings can be overwhelming. Well-intended small talk has the potential to leave us feeling less than terrific about ourselves. What am I doing …

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Holiday Re-Entry (Part 1 of 2)

we carry hope for the holiday season

By Nicole Patience MS, RD, LDN, CDCES, CEDRD With this change of season, we watch the falling and swirling of brightly colored leaves ultimately providing a festive groundcover, while branches overhead are left bare and exposed. Each year the “fall” of our tree canopy is as predictable as the forthcoming holidays. And with the holidays, …

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