Anxiety didn’t used to be so hip and popular when Sarah Janette was diagnosed, and she felt such a stigma and resulting shame that it caused a major health issue. As an eating psychology counselor, her mission is to provide young women with strategies to master stress, enhance productivity, and better navigate a healthy lifestyle on both high school and collegiate campuses.
She joins us today on the Healthy Parenting Connector to share practical strategies for parents to start healthy habits with your kids to avoid the over-achievement mindset, find their passions, and learn to be more resilient, no matter what life throws at them.
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You cannot have physical health without mental health. -Sarah Janette
Promoting an environment of healthy striving is entirely different than asking someone to excel in an arena of hyper-competitiveness and over achievement. -Sarah Janette
You can strive for competitive excellence so long as you maintain your boundaries around your physical and mental health. -Sarah Janette
How is it that I want to feel today? What do I need to eat/drink to get myself there? -Sarah Janette
Food is information for the body. -Sarah Janette