Inspiring you to find peace with food and your body image
RETHINK YOUR BODY
Inspiring you to find peace with food and your body image
3 Reasons your January resolutions should include counselling
by Harriet Frew on January 3rd, 2017

It’s that time of year again, a brand new year waits, bursting with vibrant possibility and hope. It’s a gleaming, clean slate for new beginnings.

This is the year to become the shinier, improved version of yourself, and with this in mind; you create your list of promising resolutions. Typically, these might include: losing weight; getting fit and healthy; cutting down on drinking; getting organised or stopping smoking to name a few. You are optimistic and expectant. Never mind that you have set the same resolutions for the past few years.

January is a cruel time to inspire change though. The weather is cold and bleak; we are struggling financially after the Christmas splurge and summer feels a long time away. It is not surprising that New Year’s resolutions are often broken six weeks in, when motivation has dwindled, mood is low and we are looking for creature comforts more than ever.

But maybe pure willpower and a whole bucket-load of good intentions isn’t a recipe for sustainable change, without delving a bit deeper into these issues? If you’re overeating or drinking too much ..............


Posted in Change, Christmas, Counselling, Giving up dieting, Motivation and change, Overeating, Roots of behaviour, self-help, Therapy, New Year    Tagged with New Year, resolutions, change, counselling, therapy, motivation, root of problem


0 Comments

Leave a Comment


Tags
10 lessons 10 principles of intuitive eating 10 tips 10 ways therapy can help 10 ways 12 days of christmas 20 ways to stop bingeing now 3 steps 5 things to learn 5 ways to silence inner critic 5 ways Bingeing Christma Control ELLEUK ELLE Eating Disorder Eating problem Inside Out Louise Chunn Managing emotions New Year Parenting tips Perfectionism Sleep Spring Welldoing.org about counsellors action all or nothing anorexia nervosa anorexiarecovery anorexia antidiet anxiety eating anxiety appetite assertiveness assertive beach body beautiful people behaviours being authentic being kind to self bikini body plan bikini body binge eating disorder binge eating bingeeating bite by bite body confidence body dysmorphia body image workbook body image body love body neutrality body positivity boost self-esteem breakthrough buimia bulimia nervosa bulimiarecovery bulimia cake can counselling help caring what others think cbt challenging negative thoughts change childhood children and eating disorders children christmas clean eating cognitive behaviour therapy comfort eating comparing self to others comparing with others comparions comparisons compulsive eating compulsive exercise confidence conflict about body size connection contribution counselling criticism dads deception developing awareness developing healthy relationship with food dieting diet disordered eating does self help work dolphin early experiences eating disorder prevention eating disorders eating when hungry eatingdisorder eating elizabeth gilbert embracing change emotional eating emotions envy evening eating exhaustion expectations feelings florence and the machine florence welch food obsession food freedom with food friendship fulfilment fullness fun geneen roth giving up dieting giving guilt habit happiness healthy eating healthy food healthy weight helpful help hope how counselling can change your life how to stop binge eating how to stop bingeing how to stop emotional eating how to stop overeating hunger identity improve body image improving body image inferior insulin intuitive eating iphone is your weight your worth janet treasure jealousy jellyfish joy judgement kids and eating disorders kind to body letting go lies listen to body listen to your body loneliness lose control around food lose weight losing control food love body low self-esteem male body image manipulation maudsley model media meeting your needs men and eating disorders mental health mind body connection mindful eating mindfulness mirror mood mothering motivation mums mum ninja warrior nodiets not dieting obesity obsession with food obsession on eating orthorexia ostrich over-eating over-exercise overcoming fear overeating parenting people pleasing perfect pixar film pleasure poor body image positive preoccupation with food pressure problem psychodynamic psychological approach psychology reading about eating disorders reading recovery relapse relationships resolutions restriction rest rhino role model root of problem rules about eating rules around eating sabotage satiety saying no secret eating self awareness self conscious self esteem self help books self worth self-acceptance self-awareness self-awarness self-care self-compassion self-confidence self-criticism self-esteem self-help book self-help self-kindness self-loathing self-love self-worth selfcare selfesteem shoulds social anxiety social eating social media and body image social media song starve stop binge eating stop bingeing stop comparisons stop dieting stopping dieting stress striving success summer support for carers support surviving Christmas susie orbach tablet television therapy things you didn't know thinking about food thinking styles thinking thinner self thin thoughts about food thoughts tips to boost self-esteem tips to love your body tips tired to my client who is struggling tv and body image ulrike schmidt undereating unkind to self validating emotions values value weighing scales weight conflict weight loss weight wellbeing what is counselling what is therapy when food is love when therapy is hard work
Inspiring you to find peace with food and your body image