I am an advocate for self-help and homework in therapy, because it is so important we work on ourselves every day to become who we want to be. I often recommend homework and self-help outside of the stated concern, because truly changing involves a broad look at ourselves. I strongly believe goals such as weight … Continue reading Tips for living a more meaningful life.
Everyone likely knows what it feels like to be overwhelmed. Often a feeling of overwhelm can be paralyzing in terms of getting through your typical routine, and certainly can drive you in the opposite direction of your goals. Frequent overwhelm is a sign something needs to change. The more you listen to your mind and … Continue reading Overwhelm.
Resilience is highly important to getting through life with emotional and physical wellness. If we let every unfortunate incident or stressor bog us down, we would never be able to fully function. Negative emotion would take over and essentially debilitate us. Here are some tips from Psychology Today on how to build resilience. Boosting your … Continue reading Build resilience.
Getting your eating under control is a difficult task. Everywhere we go there are treats, snacks, and easy-to-choose-but-not-so-healthy foods. We develop cravings for sweet and salty snacks, unhealthy beverages, and greasy meals. The more rushed we are in our days, the more overwhelmed and stressed, and the more pressed for time, the more likely to … Continue reading Mindful eating.