Boost yourself.

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.

Year planning…

As you continue to think about planning your year, it can be helpful to think of goal areas you'd like to work on. I like this article because it encourages focusing on something each month to enhance wellness. Remember, enhancing wellness in a variety of personal areas will likely lead to increased weight loss, long … Continue reading Year planning…

Guilt.

Similar to anxiety, guilt can be good thing – on a healthy level. Guilt encourages people to have more empathy for others, to take corrective action, and to improve themselves. Self-forgiveness following guilt is essential to esteem, which is key to enjoyment of life and relationships, and living healthily. An example of healthy guilt is … Continue reading Guilt.

Feelings of inadequacy.

A lack of confidence in your ability can have a direct effect on your ability! When we think we cannot do something, we limit ourselves simply with the negative mindset, engaging in a self-fulfilling prophecy. Thought processes and belief systems effect behavior, and therefore believing we cannot accomplish something makes it more likely we will … Continue reading Feelings of inadequacy.

Recognize your inner critic.

In Big Fat Lies Women Tell Themselves, Amy Ahlers is absolutely correct when she states “the most important relationship is your relationship with you.” She is also correct in saying “most of us are not doing so hot… we are incredibly, intensely hard on ourselves.” Of the tens of thousands of thoughts we think in … Continue reading Recognize your inner critic.