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.
I often hear from people things such as, "but I just don't have the energy," "I don't have any motivation," "I just can't do those things like other people can," etc. The truth is energy is made by the things we do for ourselves! Motivation and energy are not gained through sitting on the couch, … Continue reading Problem solve your energy.
Often the goal is to "find a plan and then stick to it!" This is great in theory, though if it were that easy we would all be incredibly fit and healthy! The truth is, we need to make a plan and then keep planning. Now that you have decided when and how you will … Continue reading Plan, then keep planning.
Creating a wellness lifestyle creates vast improvements in mood. Yes, coping tools are great for getting through the bad moments and days. But, living an overall healthy lifestyle will lead to fewer and fewer of the bad times! Here are some tips and a list of mood lifters from SparkPeople! https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource/wellness_articles.asp?id=1562&utm_source=sparkpeople&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=best-of-sparkpeople&utm_content=TS4-1
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.