Category Archives for "Self Care"
“Don’t rely on someone else for your happiness and self-worth. Only you can be responsible for that. If you can’t love and respect yourself – no one else will be able to make that happen. Accept who you are – completely; the good and the bad – and make changes as YOU see fit – […]Continue reading
“Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.”~ Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart # 1. First the source of inadequacy must be illuminated One of the ways we […]Continue reading
“It’s also helpful to realize that this very body that we have, that’s sitting right here right now… with its aches and it pleasures… is exactly what we need to be fully human, fully awake, fully alive.”~ Pema Chodron # 1. One way to overcome negative body image is to get to know the voice […]Continue reading
From Intimacy to EcstasySex is God’s joke on human beings. ~~ Bette DavisThere is nothing like sex to complicate relationships. These intimate acts can draw two people together or push them apart. Each person’s experience of sexual intimacy is as unique as that person’s soul. Everyone ascribes a different, multi-layered meaning to sex based on […]Continue reading
Feeling this way now means that I always feel this way.Can also show up as:If I let myself feel bad, it will stay.The Truth: My dear friend Geneva often quips, “I have the worst memory. Whenever I feel down, I think I always feel this way!”The truth is that our moods are always changing — […]Continue reading
Eating disorders can be extremely disruptive to relationships. When someone you love has an eating disorder, it may feel as if she (or he) has a more intense relationship with food than with you.Often, the most well-meaning attempts to help only end up making things worse. With information and understanding, dealing with this issue can […]Continue reading
Self-esteem is the opinion you have of yourself, the respect you hold for yourself, and your overall sense of worth. When you consider your self-esteem, what “self” do you have in mind? Your looks? Feelings? Abilities?People struggling with eating disorders often overvalue their bodies as the primary way they feel good about themselves. By focusing […]Continue reading