The other night when I had dinner with a friend, I heard myself say something that I thought quite nicely described the view point on life lately: happiness is hard work. What I mean by that is that happiness doesn't just happen. It doesn't just come, good relationships don't just pop up, and anything worth … Continue reading Happiness is hard work
In our diet and exercise obsessed culture, you'll hear a lot of people say "the only workout you'll regret is the one you don't do." As far as I'm concerned, that's false. And it's also inherently tied in diet culture because if you're mad at yourself for not working out, that sounds like you've got … Continue reading Exercising in recovery
For a lot of people in recovery, body checking is one of the hardest things to let go of. People are often in recovery for YEARS, and still find themselves drawn to mirrors, windows, and pretty much any reflective surface to examine how they look. It can be a super hard behavior to let go … Continue reading Body checking won’t change your body!