Perhaps it is a rite of passage in love to experience at least one one-sided relationship. Having an affair with someone might be a retaliatory fix for the moment. It might also be your one-sided wake-up call that turns your life around…and inward. What if the partner in your affair isn’t another person at all? […]
Are You Secretly Having An Affair With Food, Shopping Or Something That’s Supposed To Help Your Life?
You didn’t intend for it to happen. You didn’t mean to hurt anyone. You don’t even know how it happened. But somehow you ended up having an affair. Strangely, it wasn’t even all that clandestine. At least not in the beginning. You were just going about your daily life, doing the things you always do. […]
How you feel about yourself may seem like an impassable road block to changing how you feel about yourself, especially if insecurity and low self-esteem are part of the change-order. Curing insecurity and low self-esteem is ultimately about changing your self-image, and therefore the core beliefs that create it in the first place. And that […]
It’s no secret that how you feel about yourself colors everything in your life. But if you are feeling low self-esteem in a relationship, that coloring doesn’t stay inside the lines. It spills over into the relationship itself and muddles the satisfaction both of you feel within it. If you struggle with low self-esteem, […]
It feels so good in the moment. The escape is so worth it. This mental anguish — these emotional demons — you don’t have time for that stuff. Emotional eating. Call it what you will, but it’s just food…comforting you in the moment so you can plow through your day with a paycheck and a smile […]
“The Kitchen is the heart of the home.” “Food brings people together.” “Chocolate makes everything better.” So why is emotional eating harmful? Heck, food is part of every celebration, sporting event and break-up meltdown. When was the last time you went to a party with no food? No food, no party. Food is the unspoken […]