I’ve been thinking a lot about how habits are formed and how habits, particularly bad ones, truly change the way our mind works. Habits are just ways of thinking that we’ve settled into – and if we’re not careful, we might not even notice a bad habit when we’ve settled into it! That’s what happened … Read moreI Discovered a Bad Habit..
Yesterday during a talk I gave on getting happy with our body, a gay gentleman revealed his body shame. He spoke of how within the gay community, there is a significant amount of harsh criticism and judgment around how men’s bodies look. A woman in the back of the room murmured “…try being a woman”. … Read moreDoes Shame Discriminate?
In January of this year, I treated myself to an overnight at this lovely quaint resort at the north tip of Washington state. From my room, just across the bay, I could see Canada and the border’s peace arches. I was having a 24-hour Jill-retreat which included nature walking, resting and writing. Outside the cloud … Read moreDiscovering “Get Happy with your Body”
We cannot leave our body behind. At least not forever. It will eventually need our care. It will at some point demand our attention. Let’s do it sooner while small adjustments and self-care can keep us feeling vibrant and healthy. How about we not wait until things get Ugly… I think you have a sense … Read moreBanishing Ugly…the Body Struggle.
I don’t want you to struggle in your body. And if you don’t want to struggle in your body we’d best take out the struggle you are having with your body. I don’t want you and you body to be at odd anymore. They don’t need to be. A war between you and your body … Read moreGrab a Coin and Choose You.