April 25, 2008

Cook-Cottone Tenure

Posted in Blogroll, SUNY at Buffalo Prevention and Treatment Group Updates at 7:40 pm by satsanga

The PRB vote was 6-0 in favor!!!!!


April 3, 2008

America the Beautiful? News from NEDA

Posted in 1, Blogroll, Eating Disorder Recovery Resources, SUNY at Buffalo Prevention and Treatment Group Updates at 1:40 pm by satsanga

“America the Beautiful” – Powerful Documentary- Coming your way! 

This new film, “America the Beautiful,” examines our new obsession with physical perfection. It will be released in theaters across Chicago initially, April 25 – 27 and, if the run is successful, it will go to New York and Los Angeles in May, followed by 30 other cities across the US. Visit: http://www.americathebeautifuldoc.com

  News from NEDA

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Self-Control: A limited resource?

Posted in Blogroll, Help for Those who Tend Toward Self-Destruction, SUNY at Buffalo Prevention and Treatment Group Updates at 1:38 pm by satsanga

Read the whole article…

Tighten Your Belt,

Strengthen Your Mind

Published: April 2, 2008
“…. The brain has a limited capacity for self-regulation, so exerting willpower in one area often leads to backsliding in others. The good news, however, is that practice increases willpower capacity, so that in the long run, buying less now may improve our ability to achieve future goals — like losing those 10 pounds we gained when we weren’t out shopping.The brain’s store of willpower is depleted when people control their thoughts, feelings or impulses, or when they modify their behavior in pursuit of goals. Psychologist Roy Baumeister and others have found that people who successfully accomplish one task requiring self-control are less persistent on a second, seemingly unrelated task. …”