It’s 5PM. You're finally finished with a long, difficult day at work. Your first thought is to find release and relief through a delicious glass of wine, a cold beer, or the inhale of some cannabis, or _____(insert your favorite RELIEF RELEASE here)_____. It's almost an overwhelming feeling of, “I can’t wait!” Are you addicted? Some might say yes, but let’s also look at it as a Habit. It has become a habit to finish work and link it with the desire for that wonderful feeling of letting go...'a … [Read more...] about Can We Change Negative Habits
Have you heard of Parts Therapy? Parts work is a kind of therapy that addresses conflicts in ‘agendas’ between our internal parts. Sounds interesting, right? But what exactly does this mean? There are different parts of our subconscious mind making up our personality… sort of like different ‘people’ inside us. That’s right – we have different “managers” that exist inside us that can seem to either be for us or against us. These managers with their different opinions can get in the way of ou … [Read more...] about The Parts Inside of You
Don't! Stop! Don't Stop! These phrases read very differently depending on where you put the emphasis, right? Don't! Stop! OR Don't Stop! The same is true of resolutions. DO make them -- but be sure to make the goals reasonable ones and only those that you really truly desire. Let's break these down. 1. Reasonable Goals To know what is reasonable, let's look at what might be an unreasonable or unattainable goal. "This year I am going to lose 50 pounds!" OR … [Read more...] about A New Year & ANOTHER Resolution
Does this sound familiar? I do everything I can think of. I eat a healthy diet. I don't eat enough food and still can't lose the pounds. My calorie intake is hardly anything. I exercise. Why can't I lose weight? More and more we are beginning to understand that weight loss is not always about what you eat or how much you exercise. Yes, these things are important. You are what you eat! Eating lots of vegetables, fruits, nuts, seeds, and any foods that are on the outside … [Read more...] about Why Can’t I Lose Weight?
And it's not over yet! Whew! Are you feeling it? That collective sigh of relief because we're almost out of this disaster of a year - 2020! Yet still, many are finding themselves struggling with unhealthy habits that either began or were expanded while trying to cope with these emotional times. Many have lost loved ones, jobs, group and social interactions, and community events. If you find yourself in one of these situations...perhaps you want to quit smoking, lose weight, or … [Read more...] about 2020 – What a Year!