I am always disheartened to hear how much negative self-talk people engage in on a regular basis. Unfortunately, this is a regular talk with patients in my practice. Of course I can be guilty of this too! But, along with years of working on my physical and psychological health, I have really worked on changing … Continue reading Practice self-love.
Depressed and anxious moods can really wreak havoc on a healthy lifestyle. It is very hard to find the motivation to engage in healthy behaviors when feeling emotionally unwell. Yet, it is those healthy behaviors that will actually make you feel better! This is the difficulty of mental health and makes it a tough cycle … Continue reading Boost your mental health.
A positive mindset improves quality of life dramatically. Right now, consider the difference in emotion telling yourself, "you will never lose weight, you are terrible" versus, "this is going to be hard, but you can do it, you have it in you!" Or some variety of this!! Here is a bit more about the power … Continue reading Positive mindset.
The weekend is coming up, work on starting it with a positive attitude! Attitude goes such a long way toward improving outcomes! https://mayoclinichealthsystem.org/hometown-health/speaking-of-health/weight-loss-change-your-attitude-change-your-outcome
While losing weight is exciting, it can come with unexpected negative emotions. The journey itself is difficult, relationships change, and your identity changes. It is important to be aware of the potential for some negative aspects of weight loss so you can deal with these along the way. Here is one woman's story about her … Continue reading Weight loss depression.