In times of stress, our bodies are in fight or flight mode. When we have inadequate nutrition, this places even more stress on our bodies. How do we care for ourselves when we feel overwhelmed and exhausted and know that we are still far from getting back to “normal”?
It’s as if we use a predictive text feature in our brain. It’s challenging to see how things will play out without any assumptions or judgments of what’s coming next. But if we release the assumptions and judgements we may find that our future looks much brighter.
We are wired to want and need acceptance, love, and belonging. One of the single most important people to ever accept us… is us. But self-improvement is not the best way to get to self-acceptance, nor is withholding self-acceptance a good way to motivate us towards self-improvement.
How to model elements of a healthy romantic relationship to help your children build a solid foundation for long-lasting love.