Here is a list of healthy behaviors and tips for weight loss from Harvard University. Many of these are the things worked on in therapy for weight management. They are great to keep in mind, consider, and re-consider throughout the weight loss process... https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/10-behaviors-for-healthy-weight-loss-2018102415074
I am always disheartened to hear how much negative self-talk people engage in on a regular basis. Unfortunately, this is a regular talk with patients in my practice. Of course I can be guilty of this too! But, along with years of working on my physical and psychological health, I have really worked on changing … Continue reading Practice self-love.
Depressed and anxious moods can really wreak havoc on a healthy lifestyle. It is very hard to find the motivation to engage in healthy behaviors when feeling emotionally unwell. Yet, it is those healthy behaviors that will actually make you feel better! This is the difficulty of mental health and makes it a tough cycle … Continue reading Boost your mental health.
Many of us have a tendency toward very negative self-talk. It takes effort and practice to move to a more positive way of engaging with ourselves. The Super Bowl was this past weekend, a time where many overindulge. Weekends in general, happy hours during the week, lunches with co-workers, bites off the kids plates, mid-week … Continue reading Boost yourself.
Self-care is something often neglected, another thing you may think you do not have time for. While exercise and healthy eating are part of self-care, it is important to expand self-care into relaxation, downtime, self-exploration, trying new things, etc. Unfortunately it is all too easy to get into the habit of treating ourselves with negative … Continue reading Make self-care a habit.