I was once in a relationship where communication was a huge issue. One of my biggest frustrations was that I felt like my partner didn’t understand me when I tried to express my feelings. I would say how I felt, he wouldn’t respond, and I would get upset. Then he would say, “You just want…

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You know that negative friend who calls you to complain about how bad her life sucks? The one who can’t wait to spread the misery, especially if it’s someone else’s? The one who makes you forget all the healthy things you did all day in favor of chips, cheese dip, and three margaritas, just so…

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I see it all the time — with my clients, my girlfriends, my coworkers, and my family members. And I definitely used to see it in myself. Feeling desperate to lose weight, determined to lose it by any means necessary, and preparing for a week-long carb-cutting, calorie-restricting, food-avoiding ordeal . . . that ultimately ends…

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