Dish on Distortions #4: Emotional Reasoning

I think, therefore I am. This is the basis for understanding emotional reasoning. We are guided by beliefs, attitudes, values, opinions, and perceptions. Recognize what all of these words embody– OUR individual spin on something. When we look at a person, we are not just seeing eyes, a nose, or the attire he is dressed […]

In the Zone

To those who think meditation is some wacky pseudo-scientific practice outside of consciousness or a state that must be obtained to transcend the rigors of every day, you’re right. Well…..kind of. Wacky– hardly. Pseudo-scientific–not really. A practice– yes. Outside of consciousness the opposite actually. A state– quite possibly.  Obtained– not so much.  To transcend– yes. […]

Are you a Coper or a Cop-Out?

A “coper” you ask? You’re right- it’s not a word that I know of.  On top of that, I do not like to label people. But I bet the title was catchy enough to get you to read this article! The big question is whether or not you have and utilize coping skills. If you […]

Fueled or Ruled by Food?

Discover the Role of Food in Your Life and Avoid the Emotional Eating Cycle Emotions play a significant role in our food choices. Think about how often you would go to grandma’s house, and your favorite snack would be waiting for you. Food was associated with love! I recall visiting my grandparents and always making […]