How’s that critic workin’ for ya?

I can vividly remember the first day I heard my internal critic for the first time. I’d learned about the concept in a workshop and later that week, as I stood in front of my bathroom mirror, I heard a voice say, “You’re fat and ugly,” in a nasty, denigrating tone. I was a little shocked that I could be this mean to myself without being more aware.

Are You Open to a Paradigm Shift in “Weight Management”?

A paradigm is a way of thinking, a belief system that you filter everything you think, hear, see, and read through. The filter screens out any information that doesn’t fit the paradigm, so we continually reinforce what we already believe to be true or possible (whether it is or not) and discard new ideas (even when they might be life-changing).