Optimal LIfe - Emotional Eating in Coquitlam

Stop Emotional Eating

How to Recognize and Stop Emotional Eating It’s the reason why so many diets fail: We don’t always eat just to satisfy hunger. Many of us also turn to food to relieve stress or cope with unpleasant emotions such as sadness, loneliness, frustration, or boredom. Often leading to feelings of guilt and shame, contributing to a sense of powerlessness and …

How Crossfit Changed My Ability to Love Myself

High intensity, functional movement sports programs such as crossfit are becoming increasingly popular among female athletes. With the increase popularity of crossfit it has become more acceptable for women to develop a mind and body of strength rather then pursuing an unrealistic body image that encourages what you do not already possess. The focus for a large number of women …

Keeping New Years Resolutions

Every new year’s eve many of us embark on an exciting year of change wanting to accomplish new goals as we desire to live our lives to the fullest. Common goals are losing weight, quitting smoking, saving money and falling in love amongst others. You may even find that you have the same goal every year and wonder what holds …

Self Love

Stop all Criticism Criticism and judgment places limits upon yourself and prevents you from living a life full of happiness. When you criticize or judge yourself and others you take on a negative mindset, energy and emotional state. This will keep you from experiencing self love, acceptance, and worth, affecting how you engage in self care and interact in relationships. …

Love Your Body

When you look in the mirror what do you see? Do you speak kind words to yourself and embrace the amazing qualities and characteristics that make you authentic? Or do you engage in negative self-talk and self-harming behaviours? With external pressure from media, friends, and family combined with internal pressure from our own self talk we form assumptions as to …