Depression Series: Diet (part 1) or this depressing food is making me want more of it.


Diet - Part 1. I have found diet to have a profound effect on depression. When I eat certain foods, I find that it can make me feel depressed and sluggish afterwards. Below are my own observations on the subject and should not be taken as nutritional advise. There are a million diet books out…

Is how I see myself how I eventually will look?


Empaths and weight – Part 4 So, what does this have to do with being overweight? There are certainly several factors here. My image of myself is that I’m unattractive, and so my body starts to reflect this. This liver has a lot to do with controlling weight, so a poorly functioning liver will make…

Truth is the best policy, though sometimes lying can stop a beating.


Empaths and Weight: Part 3 As in the previous entry, this is an examination of the causes of my self-esteem which I theorize contributed to my weight gain. It is written, not as a victim’s story, but so others may see themselves in me. Nowadays I cringe at all the fundamental errors I made while…

Where did I put those rose coloured glasses…?


Empaths and weight – Part two Self-image. The follow is a short essay on what motivated me to not be true to who I was. It’s a common mistake many Empaths make.  It is personal, though it is relevant.  Please note, this is note a victim or poor-me piece. It is an exploration of the…

I’m just big boned…


Empaths  and weight – part 1 I've notice that many empaths, myself included, tend to have weight issues. Are we overweight or obese because we are empaths? Is it a by-product of being empathic? Can we blame being overweight because we are empaths? I believe that being overweight may well be caused by being an Empath.…