What a treat to spend time with my dear friend Michelle Wong. Need a little body boost? Take a few minutes and listen to our short and sweet talk about one simple mindset shift that can have you getting happy with your body easier and quicker than you think! Questions? Thoughts? Love to hear from … Read more Sacred Emergence Podcast – Episode #17
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 more Is Your Glass Half-Empty, All the Time?
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. Last week we checked in with our Perfectionism Syndrome—our high need … Read more Do You Have an “All or Nothing” Mentality?
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 more Do You Have to Act Perfectly?
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 more Four Painful Body Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them.
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 more Have You Ever Asked Your Body “What’s Your Happy?”
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 more I 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 more Does 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 more Discovering “Get Happy with your Body”