As I look around my office, I know that one in ten of my colleagues have social anxiety. But I still feel like it’s my secret problem.
Meditation became a way to be with myself. No judgment. No right or wrong reflections. I became an observer, a witness to my thoughts.
Weight Watchers announced on Monday that they are changing their name to WW to reflect their focus on wellness and health. This is BS.
It’s real sticky-wicked to have your body become unpredictable and tortuously painful. So here I am. Homeless. Meditation is my medication.
My favorite of all the apps are the ones that encourage and remind me to care for myself. Why? Because I SUCK SO HARD AT IT.
Can we avoid judging our feelings and just accept them as they are?
"It’s not that you’re not thankful for this basket of baby that you delivered (you are), it’s just that it’s a lot to take in at once."
So what are some meditation hacks you can do during and between countless diaper changes and feedings?
Self-care has become a huge buzzword in the wellness industry.
Avoiding intimacy with food can lead to numerous food-related issues such as mindless eating, overeating, eating without enjoyment, and distracted eating. So how do we create intimacy with our food again? How do we, in a sense, make love with it by being fully and completely present?
Rather than eating until I felt anxious that I was eating too much or wasting too much time, I ate when I was hungry and stopped when I was full. Image: Thinkstock.
Something changed for me when I heard my friend say, “I run so I can eat.” I run so I can cope, so I can feel invincible, so I can think. And so, in a surprising change of events, I challenged them politely and asked, “What would change if, instead, you ate so you can run?”