There are a lot of buzz words these days. “Whole person care” is one of them. But, what does that mean?
With perfectionism, there is no standing down, no acceptable periods of relaxation. Perfectionism is, therefore, both exhausting and unattainable.
Are you worried you’ve wanted multiple times to stop but just can’t seem to find the right time or reason? What is that thing or behavior?
I think people are fearful of giving up an addiction because they believe they will be in pain without it. Instead, they say without their addiction, they will be anxious or afraid.
If you are a pessimistic person, I want you to be able to proclaim it, to own up to it, and to accept it. Pessimists have what I refer to as a critical spirit. It refers to a person whose inner default mode is to be critical or negative.
You may be over forty, but most of us have one stubborn little kid rattling around inside. This “kid” represents some unfilled childhood need. And until we either fill or let go of that need, there he or she stays—never aging, always demanding. Kids like to eat junk food. They’re not mature enough to realize …
Guest blog post contributed by Crystal Karges, MS, RDN, IBCLC of Addiction Hope Looking from the outside-in, it can be difficult to understand the power of addiction. If someone you love has been trapped in the vicious cycle of substance abuse, you may have felt helpless and confused as you watch their life unfold in …