The tragic loss of her young son, and a renewal of her faith, combined to launch Fran’s next act as the author of Christian inspirational books.
The desire to be fully present with and for her children was the catalyst for Darby Bonomi, PhD to close her psychology practice of over 20 years and embark on a new path. Now, as her kids are older and more independent, Darby has combined her passion for horses and the equestrian sports with her background in psychology to become a performance consultant to equestrians and their families.
You help women who struggle with emotional overeating. Can you explain what that is, how to recognize it, and why it’s common among women?
Emotional overeating, as I define it, is eating neither for pleasure nor the satisfaction of hunger, but in a desperate attempt to distract ourselves from painful thoughts and feelings.
There are numerous reasons why it is especially common among women.
The experience of adopting in midlife led Cyma to research and connect with hundreds of women across the US and beyond in order to share their stories of midlife motherhood (and later fatherhood). Cyma would become a blogger, writer, speaker and activist in the process.
When Adela’s father asked her to write his life story, little did she know this would be the catalyst for an active writing life, including blogging and publishing two books.
After receiving tenure as a college professor of sociology, Ada felt restless. Taking an improv class was the catalyst to her reinvention as a performing artist, storyteller, and show producer.