The pastor reminded us that reality can cause a lot of discouragement and frustration, but keeping hopes and dreams alive gives us the peace and joy we seek. [Read more…]
My exercise program went away because I “didn’t feel like doing it.” Then I found myself eating a lot more cookies, desserts and nighttime ice cream.
I couldn’t figure out why I had slid into this overeating pattern.
My life seems fine right now, and I didn’t feel overly stressed. The weather’s been good, my home life is stable [Read more…]
I’ve never been very good at handling disappointment.
Lately, I seem to be having a lot of them. I recently returned from a vacation that cost a lot of money but wasn’t very good. Then I went a concert by an aging musician who wasn’t as enjoyable as a few years ago. [Read more…]
It happened every time! For years, whenever I went home to visit my parents, my good intentions around healthy eating would instantly vanish.
As I walked into the kitchen, I would usually see a fresh batch of bar cookies called blonde brownies. [Read more…]
Are you fighting a cold? Feeling a bit under the weather? Wait, I don’t mean a physical cold.
I’m wondering if you might have an emotional cold.
With this type of cold, you will probably struggle with feeling a little moody, discouraged and slightly depressed. [Read more…]
If you had a plan or system that worked before, it will most likely work again. [Read more…]
On January 2nd, you started your weight-loss plan. At first, things went great, and maybe you are still doing well.
But just in case you’re having a hard time, I’m sharing a few ideas to help you get back on track. [Read more…]