We live in a culture that values a stiff upper lip, the no excuses mentality and promotes rhetorics like, “no pain, no gain.” We’re taught that success is the result of extreme measures and that nothing less will suffice (“go hard or go home”). We are led to believe that self-critical inner dialogues will protect … Continue reading Self-compassion and growth
Many of us have been there before. You’re implementing good nutritional habits – getting your veggies in, paying attention to your protein, and listening to your hunger cues. Then, a small misstep somehow turns into a binge. One cookie, which wouldn’t have been a big deal, becomes three cookies. Then you think you’ve “ruined” your … Continue reading How does a bite turn into a binge?