The idea that we should focus only on positive emotions while denying ourselves other emotions is toxic positivity.
Just sharing our feelings with someone else can be a pressure release valve.
“No matter how far down the recovery journey you are, you can see glimpses of the other side, and that’s where the truly ‘sweet’ experiences can be found.” Your eating disorder can be seen as something you’ve had to endure, cope with, get through, or recover from, but can it also be something positive? I’ve […]
It’s natural to long for more positivity, at work, at home, with family and friends, and within ourselves. Sometimes we find it in one area of life, but struggle with negativity in another. We may feel fulfilled and satisfied by our work, but struggle with family relationships, or vice versa. When we’re feeling low or […]
Some situations can flip a switch inside us to re-feel old anger. Over time, this can build up into resentments that poison our thoughts.
There will always be stress, but it doesn’t have to take us down. We can learn from it and build resilience to handle whatever life brings.
When one lane of a two-way street is redirected, the landscape will change in one of two ways.
People can be difficult to deal with, and our responses to them drive our thoughts and emotions, which in turn drive our behavior.
Ignoring your own needs will deplete you and leave you vulnerable to holiday triggers. Learn how to not put yourself last.
Being together during the holidays can magnify any food-related aspects of your family’s culture.