Relationships.

It can be hard to remember gratitude in relationships. Things we previously found endearing, were easily willing to do for, or would put up with from the other person can become frustrating annoyances. Small irritations are easily brushed off in the beginning phase of a relationship. Soon, though, repeatedly picking up towels from the floor … Continue reading Relationships.

Weekend eating.

Weekends can be the hardest time to stay on track. Some things to consider if you are frequently overeating on the weekend... All or nothing thinking: a mentality that does not allow for moderation in your diet only makes it more likely you will eventually overconsume. Find ways to allow moderation into your weekly diet... consider … Continue reading Weekend eating.

Coping thoughts.

Often when we think of coping, we think of behaviors we can engage in (positive or negative) to get past the intense emotion or situation. Coping thoughts are also important tools to get through difficult times and difficult emotions. When a stressful situation occurs, our body heightens with arousal, and our thoughts can become negative … Continue reading Coping thoughts.

Podcasts.

I am a lover of podcasts, and strongly recommend considering podcasts particularly if you do not love to read. I also love to read, but sometimes my mind just wants a break... and listening works much better on those days! Podcasts are an avenue to relax, enjoy, learn, and it do not require staring at a computer screen! A … Continue reading Podcasts.

Emotional eating.

Many of us are prone to emotional eating at some point in our lives, some of us more than others. Even happy events are tied to food… birthday cake, wedding cake, gatherings with various foods. Food is often tied to emotions, both pleasant and unpleasant. From the time we are born our parents helped us … Continue reading Emotional eating.