I received a question the other day along the lines of, “Do you believe it’s possible that prayer will help prevent weight gain? If I ask God to keep my body the same, will he?” My answer, in short, was no. But I’ve had that thought before, too. In my teenage years, I was terrified … More Praying Away Weight Gain
I saw a post on social media the other day advertising the “famous last words said by Steve Jobs as he was on his death bed.” Or something like that. The info graphic featured picture of the tech industry billionaire, looking pensive, with a text overlay of savvy one-liners about happiness, the fleeting nature of … More Who Is Your Health Authority?
When I’m driving, I usually am focused on one of two things: where I’m trying to go, or the cars in front of me that never seem to move quickly enough. Either way, my attention is geared towards my desires for the future, about where I hope to be. This definitely stems from impatience in-part, … More Powerful Truth
A quick google search for the word “cravings” yields almost 250 million results. Scrolling through the feed, the overwhelming majority of links lead to website offering tips and tricks for avoiding, overcoming, and distracting oneself from cravings. I used to search phrases like “how to kill cravings” all the time. I was afraid of hunger, fearing … More Some Thoughts On Cravings
“I love you, but I don’t like you right now.” Perhaps you’ve felt this sentiment in your interpersonal relationships, or heard it from others, or even said it out loud. As imperfect people, we offend, hurt, annoy, and disturb our fellow humans on a daily (or even hourly) basis. Try as we may, we can’t … More Self-Love Means Meeting Needs