One of the words Patricia Evans talks about in her book “The Verbally Abusive Relationship” is the word “should”. To tell someone they “should” do this, or “should” do that, is a controlling way of communicating. Shoulding is of the ways we abuse ourselves and others. Shoulding suggests shame if you don’t do what you … More Is Someone Shoulding on you? Are You Shoulding on Yourself?
I weighed 171 today, a loss of 4 pounds in two days! That is encouraging, to say the least. Sticking to the recommended food is getting easier because I don’t crave the really bad stuff any more, like donuts, chocolate, or ice cream. I did learn yesterday, though, that I was craving something but didn’t … More The Medical Medium Diet : Day 3
Tracking intense emotions . . . . . .. . … . .. . . . .. . .. . .. . … . In my last post I made this brash statement: “Understanding how shame is affecting me, and understanding how shame began when I was young and how I … More Tracking Your Emotions.