One way to recognize that you have a block is to notice when you do the same thing that gets you in trouble over and over again. Such a repeating pattern can take many forms. One person starts off projects with great enthusiasm, then loses momentum and ends up turning in work that is less … Continue reading Guilt Doesn’t Work
It's the new year, and a quick survey of the resolutions Americans make every year shows that losing weight is one of -- if not the -- most popular. Maybe it's because, by New Year's Day, the stress of the holiday season, family get-togethers, and trying to meet everyone's expectations has led to too many … Continue reading Are Cravings Sabotaging Your New Year’s Resolution?
A funny thing about stress -- for some of us, it makes us crave things like cigarettes, coffee, soda, potato chips, chocolate, or anything with sugar in it. But smoking, drinking, or eating any of those things actually tends to increase anxiety. It's a vicious cycle. For people who get these kinds of stress-related cravings … Continue reading Stress-related Cravings