Anxiety and feeling anxious is at an all-time high. As social distancing, isolation, loss, grief, and overwhelming uncertainty looms, for many of us, how to feel less anxious seems impossible and out of reach. In fact, recent data suggests that the lingering COVID-19 pandemic is having a significantly negative influence on mental health, in general. Whereas […]
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 […]