Do You “Bad Mouth” Your Body?

This is the fourth installment of our series “Four Painful Pitfalls to Avoid.” As a recap, we discussed how these three pitfalls can really take us off course to getting happy with our body: #1. The Perfectionism Syndrome #2. An All or Nothing Mentality #3. The Glass Half-Empty, All The Time Here’s our last one … Read moreDo You “Bad Mouth” Your Body?

Is Your Glass Half-Empty, All the Time?

This is our third week looking at the common pitfalls that keep us from getting happy with our body. Over the last two weeks, we looked out how being perfect and having an all or nothing mentality are missteps that keep us from getting happy with our body. This week I discuss the viewpoint of … Read moreIs Your Glass Half-Empty, All the Time?

Do You Have to Act Perfectly?

This month I’m sharing with you the common pitfalls that keep us from getting happy with our body. A pitfall can be a single step or a series of missteps that take us off our current path and into a new, less favorable direction. Pitfall #1 Perfectionism Syndrome – having to be perfect all the time.  Perfectionism thinking can derail us from … Read moreDo You Have to Act Perfectly?

Four Painful Body Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them.

Yes, they are out there — hidden and unsuspected dangers. We refer to them as pitfalls, synonymously viewing them as a single step that takes us off our path and has us falling head over heels down a deep, dark and bottomless pit. Imagine your path: You’re feeling so good about yourself and your body, got a real bounce in your stride, until one wrong step … Read moreFour Painful Body Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them.

Have You Ever Asked Your Body “What’s Your Happy?”

Happy, to me, is uniquely-sensed contentment. More effervescent than simply satisfied.  Sunny with a dash of lightheartedness and fascination. When I consider the act of getting happy with my body, I sense myself and my body spiraling up with contentment and optimism. Yes, happiness is an emotion, but I believe, it is not only an emotion for me to … Read moreHave You Ever Asked Your Body “What’s Your Happy?”