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Ashley Solomon, Psy.D is a psychologist who specializes in the treatment of eating disorders, body image, trauma, and serious mental illness.

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Five for Friday :: 22 July 2011

July 22, 2011 1 Comment by Ashley @ Nourishing the Soul

{image credit :: flossyflotsam}

It’s Friday again, and I’m not sure how that happened! These weeks just seem to be flying by in the blink of an eye. I notice that when I’m in the midst of something that I enjoy (like summer, for instance), I sometimes spend so much of my time and energy trying to savor it, that I end up missing the joy in all of it. I book myself so tightly that all of a sudden I look around and realize that what I have been so excited for is gone…

So I’m practicing the art of slowing down and trying to enjoy the quieter moments of the season. Summer doesn’t have to be all about picnics and pool parties and yard work and bustling travel. It can also be about taking in the sights and sounds of the subtle niceties of the season – popsicles and fresh jam and warm evening breezes. (With a heat index here this week of 115 degrees, however, I’m okay with some cooler evening breezes as well!)

So in this hot July, I invite you to enjoy the simple pleasures, and to check out these really fantastic posts:

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Reader Comment of the Week :: Eve on Honoring the Land, Nourishing the Body {Guest Post}

Truly great insight into your ranching practices, and I truly respect ranchers like Robyn who care so deeply for the animals they raise. The vitamins and nutrients in beef, and any lean meat, are very valuable to human growth, development, and healthy living in general. However, these vitamins can also be achieved by eating a well-balanced diet of vegetables and grains as well, but it can be more difficult to ensure you get the right amount of all the essential and valuable nutrients. Read more…

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Cheers to everyone having a lovely day! What are you taking time for this weekend?

 

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  1. Val @ Balancing Val
    3 years ago

    I loved hosting the SDWW series this month!

    <3

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