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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Walk the Walk!

By Meghan Cass How often do you walk instead of driving your car? Can you walk to your grocery store? Your children’s school? To work? We all know that walking is one of the best ways to stay healthy and fit and theoretically, it should be one of the easiest. But not everyone’s commun
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Just ‘Cause There’s Smoke Doesn’t Mean There’s Fire (Thankfully!)

By Dr. Paula Bloom If there was a fire and you could only do or take one thing from your house what would it be?  Would you take pictures? Jewelry? Start cleaning up before the firefighters arrive? Which one doesn’t fit in here? My husband woke me up at 5:45 AM to tell me there was sm
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How Much Does “Flattering” Affect Your Style?

By Dr. Paula Bloom I have two basic styles: All black and flowy bohemian.  Black, of course, is “flattering.”  Flowy can be “flattering.”  It makes me wonder: how much do we confuse what we like to wear with what we think makes us look thinner? As with many American women, my weight f
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No Deep Message Here… Just Cute Sandals!

By Dr. Paula Bloom Most of my posts are about life, relationships, motherhood and self-esteem.   In this post I’m going to focus on the “shoe” part of my title of The Shoe Shrink. If you are looking for a profound discussion of the meaning life, the importance of self-esteem or improv
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