Do you tend to obsess about how you look? Maybe there’s something in your appearance that really bugs you but isn’t even noticed by other people. Does it bother you so much that you think about it 24-7? Are you so anxious about it that you avoid social situations? I
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Embarking on a weight loss surgery journey is a profound step towards a healthier, more vibrant you. It’s a transformation that goes beyond the physical, extending into the very essence of how you eat, think, and feel. As you navigate this life-altering path, it’s crucial to adopt strategies that support
In the weeks and months following weight loss surgery, building a consistent fitness habit will be an important part of your weight management strategy. Immediately after surgery, you need to take time to let your body heal. Your caloric intake will be very limited for the first few stages, and
Nurturing a positive self-image is essential for your overall mental well-being. In this series of articles, we will explore ways to boost your self-esteem, uncover techniques to amplify it, and examine strategies to uphold or restore your self-confidence. “You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your
Sometimes the world just feels topsy-turvy upside down. For me, NOW is one of those stressful times. My stress levels are through the roof. Can you relate? The ups and downs of life are inevitable. But guess what? It’s actually possible to handle highly stressful times WITHOUT TURNING TO FOOD.
With the holiday season in full-swing and 2023 coming to a close, our never-ending to-do lists seem to grow exponentially. As our minds swirl with all the details of holiday planning, we tend to reflect on the year gone by and begin to look forward to the new year ahead.
Holiday Success Guide (A Food Addiction Perspective). The Holiday Season is here! I hope that you enjoy this special time of year and that your days are filled with good cheer. But, I’m guessing that for many of you, this time of year can be kind of derailing. The holidays
Emotional eating is a common struggle for many individuals, often serving as a coping mechanism for stress, anxiety, or other emotional upheavals. It's a cycle that can be challenging to break, particularly when it's tied to our emotional well-being. However, with the right strategies and a supportive environment, it's possible
As happy as the holidays are, the whirlwind of busy days can also be very stressful for so many reasons. The hustle and bustle of shopping for those perfect gifts and navigating family functions can cause overwhelming anxiety. Managing holiday stress is crucial for maintaining your personal and emotional well-being
Who doesn’t love Thanksgiving? It’s a much anticipated holiday of many traditions that brings family and friends together, a time for food festivities where recipes are shared and made, and a holiday to remember all that we are thankful for. There are so many reasons to love Thanksgiving day! Here