This can be a beautiful time of the year. It can also be stressful. Here are my top self-care tips for the holiday season.
Just like you can detach from people who trigger strong emotions in you, you can detach from foods that do the same thing.
In some cases, you might not know the food addiction is there until you start to unravel the emotional problems.
A food plan creates a nice boundary around the food—your food is figured out for you.
Recovery from emotional overeating is not easy, and there truly is no quick fix. But if you start where you are, stay gentle with yourself, and enlist the right kind of support, you can experience the freedom of recovery.
When we use a defense mechanism, we are typically trying to protect ourselves from unpleasant emotions and feelings. This may sound like a good thing, but this tactic works against us.
What’s crucial when using a food journal is that you get support for dealing with what you discover. You don’t have to do this alone!
Yin yoga is a very effective therapeutic treatment for milder anxiety, addictions of all types, eating disorders, healing relationship with food, body and self.
Remember that every slip and every relapse is an opportunity to learn and grow. It’s the truth.
“It doesn’t matter how old you are. The minute you set foot in your mother’s house you are 12 years old again.” – Erma Bombeck As we enter the holiday season, and as more family gatherings might be happening, it is natural for thoughts to turn to the family you grew up with. Though, as […]