Wednesday Wisdom

Wednesday Wisdom

Happy Hump day my lovely Lionesses!! Welcome to the first edition of The Smart Lioness’ Wednesday Wisdom!! You can look forward to posts about the latest Psychological Research I’ve been reading, but in a way that’s super easy to digest and apply to your life!!…

Distorted Thinking Infographic

Distorted Thinking Infographic

We all have ways of thinking about things that are distorted, like a funhouse mirror that makes you look super duper tall and skinny or super short and fat. But its just a distorted version of the truth! Take a look at these different types…

Having Trouble Sleeping?

Having Trouble Sleeping?

Are you having trouble getting to sleep? If so, you are not alone! “Two new reports on the prevalence of unhealthy sleep behaviors and self-reported sleep-related difficulties among U.S. adults provide further evidence that insufficient sleep is an important public health concern.” The Center for…

What motivates you to eat?

What motivates you to eat?

Psychological motivations play an important role in both healthy & disordered eaters.  An eating disorder usually stems from consciously & consistently acting on coping, compliance, & pleasure motivations. Even those people who diet can see their eating as motivated by feelings of depression, or feelings…

Emotional Wellness Check

Emotional Wellness Check

How’s You’re Emotional Wellness?? The guidelines for getting ripped  & eating healthy are just TWO of the THREE key elements of our overall health. Your mental health and wellness are just as important as the other two ends of the wellness triangle.  Abraham Maslow comes…

National Weight Control Registry

National Weight Control Registry

Will you join the National Weight Control Registry? Did you know that there is a National Data base full of people who have become successful at maintaining their weight loss??? ME either! It was established in 1994 by James Hill of the University of Colorado…

Startling Teen Statistics on Birth Control Methods

Startling Teen Statistics on Birth Control Methods

I recently saw an article that reported some pretty alarming statistics that I thought I would share! Whether you are a parent or not, I think that this might be something that you would want to hear and if you don’t want to hear it you…