Archives for December, 2015

Body Image

16 Resolutions I’m Not Setting in 2016

Pausing and thinking through what we want our lives and our days to look like is powerful. After all, it's important to get intentional and deliberate about our time on this earth. And I think knowing what we don't want is just as important as knowing what we do. And it's especially helpful if we have no clue what we want. That's why this year I've created a list of resolutions I won't be setting...
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General

Self-Care Sunday Links 12.27.15

It's been a while since I've shared my favorite links with you. Below, you'll find pieces on everything from what to do when you're overwhelmed to how much to push yourself when you have depression to what your self-care minimums are. You'll also find pieces from my creativity blog and others for Psych Central's main blog, which include so much great wisdom from different therapists I interviewed.


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Body Image

65 Last-Minute Body Positive Gifts For Your Loved Ones & Yourself

Since I’ve been writing Weightless, every year around this time, I’ve shared a list of last-minute gifts we can give to our loved ones and ourselves — whether we’re celebrating Christmas or not. I’ve combined those lists, updated them and added new ideas.

Below, you’ll find a combination of presents you can purchase and gifts that don’t cost a thing. When I say body positive in the title, I mean...
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Books

Self-Care Sunday: Present Over Perfect

There's a powerful perspective that many of us miss around the holidays and, of course, at other times too. It's the idea of being present instead of being perfect. Because it's so easy to get caught up, isn't it? It's so easy to get caught up in buying the perfect gifts, in wearing the perfect party outfits, in hosting the perfect dinner. In trying to be the...
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