What’s special about this situation, this relationship, or this person? How can you see them through compassionate eyes instead of judging them?
Being your own best friend means viewing yourself and your actions through a lens of compassion, truth, and understanding.
Some of my clients find this prescription confronting, but knowing the benefits can make it more appealing to try.
What if we went beyond appearances—below the tip of the iceberg—to see each other, and be seen, for who we really are?
There were perhaps dozens of people Judi took a special interest in helping launch a career. She truly does live on in all of us.
As you change and grow, not everyone in your world may jump on board, because guess what? Recovery is a big adjustment for them, too.
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.
You don’t have to be afraid of triggers. You can learn to understand them and deal with them—not eat, restrict, or purge over them.
Words are vital to personal growth, recovery and sense of self-worth. It’s not only about the words said out loud, but the messages behind the words.
When you’re focused on “what if” or “if only,” you’re either in the future or in the past; you’re not in the present moment. Letting go is a leap of faith, but what have you got to lose?