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.
Creating healthy habits and achieving weight loss are difficult for anyone, even someone who feels psychologically healthy. When low mood, difficulty controlling moods, stress, and/or depression set it, this becomes even harder. Identifying goals and setting smaller steps to get there can actually be the key to combating depression, along with being healthier overall. Check … Continue reading When low mood gets in the way of goals.
Often people come to therapy wanting to get rid of stress, anxiety, depression, etc. One of the first conversations we must have is that we all have some level of those feelings at certain times, some stronger than others. Some people will always be more prone to a higher level of anxiety or depression depending … Continue reading Be with stressful moments.
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Life is hard… for everyone at some point or another. It is easy to feel alone in that hardship, because no one else really knows what is your life is like. We each are alone in the way we feel and experience things. That is a reality of life, and some have a harder time … Continue reading Self-pity.