We can stop the cycle by learning how to accept anxiety, feel it fully, and let it move through us, instead of fighting it, pushing it away, or feeding it.
For those of us that live anxious, anxiety has been with us for so long, we can’t imagine life without it. Poised for defense, we’re always looking over our shoulder and bracing ourselves for the next shoe to drop. For me, living anxious was as natural as breathing. Most of my life, I was holding […]
If you or someone you know is trapped in a battle with an eating disorder, please reach out for help and support. Don’t do it alone.
Do you find yourself wondering if things will never change for you? Have you convinced yourself that change is just not possible for you, and that… …you’re destined to always feel anxious? …you’re doomed to never being able to control your eating? At times, it can feel as if life has sentenced you to run […]
Instead of mustering up more willpower to resist unhealthy habits, try creating an environment that feeds healthy habits and starves the unhealthy ones.
For many of us, the reason we turn to food when we feel strong emotions is because we don’t know how to process them. We feel an uncomfortable emotion and suddenly we’re searching for something to put in our mouths and we’re not even hungry! Realizing that eating our emotions is not the answer, we […]