It is so important for you to be able to identify the burdens from past relationships that may be slowing down your rate of recovery.
People respond to stress in two basic but different ways: they’re either go-getters and stay-putters.
I believe a negative pattern of worry is established in childhood, based upon life circumstances, experiences, and perceptions. So, in order to find a way out, you need to be able to backtrack along your way in, to where worry started in the first place.
Any kind of abuse, emotional abuse included, is an attack on a person’s sense of self. It demeans and controls that person through words or actions, devaluing that person and ultimately elevating the abuser.
Anxiety is defined as “painful or apprehensive uneasiness of the mind usually over an impending or anticipated ill; fearful concern or interest;…an abnormal or overwhelming sense of apprehension and fear often marked by physiological signs (as sweating, tension, and increased pulse), by doubt concerning the reality and nature of the threat, and by self-doubt about …
We all know how a negative life view can keep us trapped, fearful, and stuck with choices that ruin any opportunity we might have for success. Let’s look at one way we can turn an attitude of defeat and despair into hope, energy, and confidence. Make an effort to clean house emotionally, and use these …
Whether a person suffers from bulimia, anorexia, or compulsive overeating, eventually the secret does manifest itself. Our bodies are able to tolerate enormous amounts of abuse, but sooner or later they begin to break down. Weight drops dramatically, teeth rapidly decay, the throat bleeds, and the heart beats erratically, or stops altogether. Twenty percent of …
If the only way to be happy is to be young and thin, why is it I see so many young and thin people at The Center who are anything but happy?
Carla was so fearful of peple discovering her imperfect “inside” that she exercised to the point of excessity so as to hide behind her perfect “outside” self.
From perfectionism to abuse, there are 12 common characteristics of families of those with eating disorders.
We are not reaching for a perfect relationship with God; we’re reaching for a relationship with a perfect God.
Instead of setting yourself up for failure with an overly-ambitious exercise plan, build slowly, increasing your activity level just 10 percent each month.