Three Questions to Ask Yourself Before You Eat Something

Even though people have been eating since the beginning of time, it can sometimes be somewhat difficult to discover what the exact motivation for eating really is. You could be trying to find ways to fill the time, or feeling stressed about other matters completely. Whatever the case may be, it’s very important to get to the root of what is causing you to eat, especially if you are wanting to make changes in your eating habits. If you are just beginning to make changes, asking yourself the following questions can help you decide whether or not to eat something.
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Why You Should Seek Therapy for Emotional Eating

Have you ever felt the urge to eat something just because it was there? Sometimes, we can end up putting ourselves at a disadvantage because of the choices we make from day to day. If you routinely engage in binge eating, the result could have serious health implications. Food is fun, but sometimes a craving for a certain item can signify a much greater issue that may have to be examined from a different angle. Let’s explore 4 reasons to seek therapy for emotional eating. Learn to Identify the Triggers. A major asset that comes with working with a mental … Read More Button

The Difference Between Hunger and Emotional Hunger

When you reach for something to eat… it’s important to know the real reason why you’re standing there in front of the refrigerator. People everywhere are struggling with weight and body image issues. Looking into how you feel about eating can tell you a lot about whether or not you should eat something, and it helps you to learn how to identify whether or not you’re eating for the right reasons. I will be sharing a few ways that will let you know the difference between hunger and emotional hunger. Emotional Hunger There are certain patterns and indications that you … Read More Button

Today’s Tip: Breathing – A Mental Energizer

If you need a pick-me-up or are feeling a bit anxious, try the following breathing exercise; it can help to bring energy and clarity to your mind. The first time, do it for just 15 seconds, increasing the duration by five seconds every time until you can complete one full minute. Always breathe normally between exercises. Sit upright with your back straight, eyes closed, and shoulders relaxed. Place the tip of your tongue against the bony ridge behind and above your upper teeth. Breathe rapidly through your nose, in and out, with your mouth slightly closed. Keep your inhale and … Read More Button

Why Exercise?

Beyond the calories deficit, countless studies have shown that exercise is beneficial in mood regulation and stress relief. This Week’s Goals – Charting Activity and Moods Click on the “download” button below to open a handy activity and mood tracking sheet. You can then print it or RIGHT-click on the document, click “save as” and select where you want to save it to your computer.   … Read More Button