Tag Archives: self efficacy

the battle between my inner food junkie and my inner health coach

There are two personalities dueling inside of me. I’m speaking metaphorically, to be clear. Apart from the fact that there are not two people fencing inside my body, I also do not mean to imply that I honestly do have … Continue reading

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Think of somebody else

As I’ve discussed elsewhere on this blog, rumination is bad news. I wrote about some beliefs that pre-dispose people to ruminate. Now here is another link to rumination: self-focus. Self-focus is positively associated with rumination about problems, and high levels … Continue reading

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The first order of business is to announce that the comment section has been fixed (thanks, Collin). Now our comments will be in a pleasant, standard paragraph format. Sorry if you had trouble posting your comments earlier. Second order of … Continue reading

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