Tips for living a more meaningful life.

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.

Evaluate your relationships.

Part of being healthy ourselves, is to consider whether the people we surround ourselves with are healthy for us. This could include a romantic relationship, friendship, co-worker, family member, neighbor, etc. The idea of changing, or especially ending, certain relationships can appear impossible, though continued negative feelings about the relationship is a sign something needs … Continue reading Evaluate your relationships.

Psychological concerns of obesity.

Studies have shown that BMI (body mass index/height-to-weight ratio) is directly related to quality of life. The higher one’s BMI (so the more someone weighs), the lower the quality of life. Factors considered with this relate to physical, emotional, mental, and social wellbeing. Knowledge of the psychological risks associated with obesity can help individuals struggling … Continue reading Psychological concerns of obesity.