The way you talk to yourself has a huge impact on general well-being, satisfaction, meeting goals, and living up to your potential and desired life. Learning positive self-talk takes time after years of negative thinking patterns. Be patient, catch yourself when being negative, and actively work to change negative self-statements to the positive. It may … Continue reading Self-talk.
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.
Weekends can be an easy time to get off track. Check out this article from James Clear, author of Atomic Habits, for tips on getting back on track! https://jamesclear.com/get-back-on-track
This topic is fitting today, as I have been battling a bad cold/flu - even more annoying that it is this time of year! I find it hard to stay on track when I am not well. Even when I feel nauseated, I have a tendency to think comfort foods will make me feel better. … Continue reading Stay on track through illness.
Stress is one of the main reasons we do not engage in healthy behaviors. When stress sets in, we feel overwhelmed, frazzled, and decision making becomes more difficult. When feeling led by negative emotion, negative coping choices easily follow. Small bits of mindfulness are hugely helpful in slowing down and regaining the ability to make … Continue reading Mindfulness activities.