Diet culture is more influential than many of us realize. There are so many diet messages that we have heard repeatedly that over time have become lodged deep within our psyche. It can be hard to shake these messages even when we have evidence that those messages are misleading or even flat-out lies. One of the most pernicious lies is that achieving a lean, healthy weight requires significant calorie restriction and that the more we restrict, the lighter we will be. Time and
Do you know why we like staying in our comfort zone? It's comfortable. Do you know why we dislike leaving our comfort zone? It's uncomfortable. Yep, you can always count on me to clear up these type of mysteries! I talk to a lot of people who want things to change, but they don't want to change things. They hope for external change, believing their life will become better without any effort or action on their part. It's a fun fantasy, but the kind of changes that will make yo
We have a lot of control over the way in which we age. Aging well doesn't necessarily mean looking younger than our chronological age, but it often means challenging the cultural norms about what it means to be a certain age. I find many of the stereotypes that exist in regards to aging, in particular in regards to aging women, negatively impact our thoughts about aging and cause us to "buy into" certain ideas about aging that do not serve us. How many articles are there out
Integrity is earned; you cannot claim it until it has been tested.
I always thought I had integrity, or more accurately, I never thought much about integrity but assumed that I had it because I was a nice person who cared about others. People who knew me also assumed I had integrity. I was responsible and reliable and I seemed like someone who could be trusted to do the right thing.
But guys, when the time came, I failed the test...big time.
About 15 years ago I made so