Emotional Intelligence in Motivating Change

By Martin S. II The present is always changing the past. Alan Watts Motivating a change is the hallmark of emotional intelligence (EI). It must be established in the mind as both a thought and feeling, requiring cultivation and nurturing. Thinking (objective) and feeling (subjective) make up the mind-body-spirit connection in us all. Motivational interviewing … Continue reading Emotional Intelligence in Motivating Change

Integrating Weight and Depression

How a behavioral health provider would integrate physical and mental health with a patient who is interested in weight management but who is also struggling with depression. What are concerns a behavioral health provider needs to keep in mind for this type of patient? Weight gain (management) is a serious issue facing millions of people. … Continue reading Integrating Weight and Depression

Depression and Weight Management

Depression and Weight Management are interwoven together by the juxtaposition: into action. Mental states are constructed under the dynamic power of the great universal impulse that lies back of all action, enthusiasm, or zeal (Fillmore, 2019). Zeal is the energy behind all action and the forerunner of every effect. Emotion is created by motion; being … Continue reading Depression and Weight Management