You're not the only one

Not the Only One

Other people are fighting some of the same battles as you. We’re all trying to make sense of our lives and our surroundings. This is the human condition. And there are people who actually do understand precisely what you are going through, but that doesn’t make it any less painful or less scary.

Mix up the scenery

Mix it Up

The most obvious way to mix up your scenery includes going somewhere new. Take a vacation. Explore. Relocate. Change jobs. Totally change everything. If that’s not in the near future or doesn’t sound appealing, explore new areas around you. Take a new route home from work. Explore a […]

How Do I Eat Like a Normal Person?

How Do I Eat Like a Normal Person?

I’ve searched the question “How do I eat like a normal person” on Google many times over the years. Other variations: What time do normal people eat lunch? What do normal people eat? How can I stop eating everything? Why can’t I eat like a normal person? Why am I afraid of food? And on and on. So, Past Self, I’m going to answer your questions right here in case anyone else has the same questions and just can’t get a straight answer from their Google searches.

when a craving doesn't come from hunger, eating will never satisfy it.

Craving

No amount of food will ever fill the gaping void inside of you when it stems from discontent, anger, loneliness, boredom, sadness, frustration, etc. Deal with the feelings. Get your needs met. Food is not the answer to all of life’s problems.