This Blogging Thing

By Dr. Paula Bloom Just came from an interesting meeting with a new FootSmart exec. My understanding ofsocial media, or just “social” as he referred to it (I guess it’s like Oprah, who needs the Winfrey really) was just expanded. In the past I’ve blogged for Huffington Post and PBS.or
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Climbing the Eiffel Tower

By Dr. Paula Bloom I just returned from my first trip to Europe. I’ve dreamed of going to Paris since I was a little girl and my desire intensified after four years of studying French in high school. While books and teachers can tell you about the history, the culture, the art and the
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Strong is the New Sexy

By Dr. Paula Bloom I’ve been writing a lot about the importance of comfort shoes. I’ve talked about self-acceptance, not being a victim of society’s expectations and not shoving our feet into uncomfortable shoes for the sake of attracting men and feeling good about ourselves.  As I ma
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Procrastination, Book Writing and Photo Shoots

By Dr. Paula Bloom For many years clients have been taking notes in therapy sessions. I’d be talking and a client would interrupt with, “Oh, wait a second, I need to write that down before I forget.” This not only happened in sessions but would also happen during a casual conversation
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You’re Grounded!

By Dr. Paula Bloom Remember when the word “grounded” was bad? You came in past curfew: grounded. Your parents got a call from the principal: grounded.  You talked back to your mother: grounded. Being grounded was a punishment. What was the point, besides getting out of your parents ha
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