This seems pretty obvious, but when you’re stuck in black and white thinking, it can be hard to realize that you are allowed to change your mind. You can express one opinion one day, and then say something different the next day. That’s not being inauthentic. That’s being […]
“Busy” seems to be the ultimate status symbol these days. People almost brag about how busy they are and how much they have going on. I happen to enjoy my free time, thank you very much.
Body scanning is a component of mindful meditation. During a body scan, you focus on your breath and focus your attention on each body part being scanned while visualizing the breath penetrating and relaxing the body part. Compare that to body checking, which often includes trying on various […]
How well you can stick to a diet does not say anything about your character. It does not make you better than anyone else. It does not make you more deserving of love or goodness in your life. It does not automatically make you special.
For those of us with anxiety, shopping can be a miserable experience. For those of us with food anxiety, grocery shopping can sometimes feel impossible. Grocery stores no longer simply sell groceries, they are now Supermarkets which sell just about everything you could possibly need. That’s great for one-stop shopping, but all those choices can feel entirely overwhelming.
I was craving pudding one day (after continuously writing notes on my patients who receive Ensure Pudding) and luckily for me pudding is super easy to make! I found this recipe and it’s actually looking really good to make more for tonight… ½ c sugar ⅓ c unsweetened […]
I always found DBT to be kind of silly (but so useful). After all, it’s all things we likely already know. For instance, if you’re really feeling like curling up in a ball and crying, try a half or forced smile and breathe through it. Did that help […]