The holiday season can be a busy and challenging time, but with some planning ahead it can still be a healthy time.
We carry so much of our lives with us wherever we go, right on our smartphones. Our personal lives seep into our work time, and work invades our personal time.
Meditation doesn’t have to look like what you think it will. Open your mind to your own style and explore the ideas in this post.
When you find yourself irked by someone’s behavior or triggered by a personality trait in another person, this is a great place to pause.
Meditation doesn’t have to look like what you think it will. Open your mind to your own style and examine different resources and classes.
When you have distorted or unhealthy body image, it can cause you to want to harm yourself instead of love yourself.
Better Body Esteem™ is a five-step process that includes gaining awareness of body image issues and overcoming shame. Two other important aspects of this process are appreciation and acceptance. I teach people to look every day at the things they can be grateful for, for example, “I have two legs that I can walk on.” […]
Beyond your time spent on the mat, yoga philosophy can have far-reaching effects in your life off the mat.
Body image is what you think of how your body looks, how it feels to use your body, and how your body functions. Many people with eating disorders and food addiction have body image issues that create a distorted and overly negative view of your own body. Body image issues often lead people to use […]
In a previous blog post, I presented the Five A’s of Better Body EsteemTM, beginning with awareness. When we look at 12 Step recovery programs, awareness is about admitting you have a problem. In the Transtheoretical (Stages of Change) model developed by Prochaska and DiClemente, it’s the contemplation stage you reach once you’ve passed through […]