I learned this lesson the hard way. Every time I'd discover a new philosophy, I'd buy all the books and read all the blogs, and drastically change my life accordingly.
(Just ask my mom, she always had to text me before visits home to find out what my latest and greatest dietary restrictions were.)
It was a great way to experiment, but it was also an exhausting cycle of strict adherence for a period of time, followed by a major crash, followed by hating myself and feeling guilty for being "strong enough" to stay on course. Then I'd search for the next diet to try.
Surely it was the diets fault, right?Read More