Have you seen my new music video yet? If you're Mormon (or familiar with LDS culture) you may get a kick out of this! It's a call for the death of totally unrealistic expectations that leave women never feeling "good enough."
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Recent national TV appearances include Discovery Health & TLC's women's health documentary "Secretly Pregnant" offering therapy to a Salt Lake City woman struggling with pregnancy after a stillbirth. Hanks is also a regular on KSL TV's Studio 5, KSL News, and frequently contributes on local radio shows.
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I joined Brooke Walker and Studio 5 contributors Holly Stone and Melanie Douglass to discuss what we have learned from our #Bodylove movement. Watch the segment to hear our answers to questions about stopping the fat chat. Read more
It’s hard to believe that it’s already the week before Thanksgiving! Since the holidays are just around the corner, I thought I’d share this fun article on ways to decrease the stress around holiday entertaining.
Women in the U.S. find holidays stressful, says the American Psychological Association. “Of course they do,” says Julie de Azevedo Hanks, author of The Burnout Cure. “There’s the pressure to have a ‘great time,’ the expectations that everything from entertaining to family travel will go flawlessly,” she says. It’s All. Just. Too. Much. Don’t get your holiday apron in a bunch the day after Halloween. “Start the season being realistic about how things are going to turn out,” she says. “Don’t get your heart set on Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner going perfectly, or the notion that everyone will be ecstatic about the gifts you’ve given them.”