Love... Lust... Like... The three L words may seem interchangeable, but renowned love guru Dr. Diana Kirschner says there are some vast differences between the three four-letter words. And if not recognized early on, you could be setting yourself up for some major heartache. In this MyDailyMoment exclusive, the author of Read More
If you're sick of sex, you needn't feel alone. At some point in life, it happens to everyone. Why are you tired of sex? The reasons vary, and rest assured, whatever they are, there are ways to recapture or boost your interest in sex. Here are some effective ways to re-light your fire.
1. The exhaustion that accompanies many of life's events can cause a wane in your sexual desire. Whether you're working more hours, have a new baby in the house or... Read More
There are many things in life that separate us and make us unique, however, over the years I have seen one consistent common denominator; our need to forgive. Regardless of our upbringing, our cultural similarities or differences, or any other circumstances of our lives, we have each held onto one or more hurt,... Read More
In today's fast-paced, overtaxed and sometimes uncaring society, it can be challenging to find anything to lift your spirits when you get down in the dumps. In spite of how dismal things may appear, there are some things you can do to get happy and enjoy your day. Here are 10 great ways to lift your spirits.
1. Get yourself an attitude of gratitude. For centuries, religious groups the world over have recognized how powerful gratitude is... Read More
As a psychiatrist I know that there is more to overeating and obesity that meets the eye. One big reason that many diets fail is that traditional weight loss programs don't factor in how we process subtle energy, what Chinese medicine terms "life force" or "chi." Subtle energy penetrates and surround the body. Sensitive people who I call intuitive empaths unknowingly overeat in response to being overwhelmed by negative vibes. Empaths not only... Read More
By Dawn V. Obrecht
Ever have trouble letting go of a relationship? Obsessed with another person? Way too loyal, to the point where it hurts you and possibly others who care about you? Are others who are dependent on you, even your children, getting hurt because you are keeping yourself and them in a... Read More
Before your first cup of coffee. Before even wiping the sleep form your eyes. The first thing many people do is step onto the scale to assess the damage from yesterday's overindulgence, or to see if the extra 20 minutes of cardio paid off.
Does this mean you are overly obsessed with the scale? Possibly.
Perhaps the obsession comes from the fact that our society puts so much emphasis on body image, and fitting the "ideal" weight, instead... Read More
Emotional eating is a coping mechanism we use to deny feelings of stress or anxiety. Whenever we are discontent, we seek comfort in food. When we were young, our parents urged us to "have a cookie" and feel better. Now, we soothe our inner child's emotional letdowns in the same manner.
Eating for emotional gratification results in overeating, weight gain, health problems and more anxiety, which creates another cycle of emotional eating to assuage... Read More
How to lose weight with your partner could mean losing at love. Not losing love for your partner of course, but it might mean you have to lose some of the foods you love. It's always easier if you lose with love, with your partner standing by your side (or over your plate).
Learning how to lose weight... Read More
Learning to love your body is crucial.
From magazine ads to music videos, women are barraged by images of stick-figure women who are far from the norm. If a woman is not a size 4, she may consider herself overweight and strive to obtain a body image that's unachievable.
These unrealistic goals lead to low self-esteem and negative body image. The truth is, no body is perfect. We all have flaws. The best way to... Read More