As you reflect on turning points or moments in which you experience a glimmer of who you really are, might have been -- or might still become -- envision yourself as like a ocean's wave: Both separate and yet part of the ocean itself.
We experience many turning points in our lives, whenever we shift direction this way or that. All involve turning away from one path, and toward another. And they shape the self that you experience and that define "you" along the way.
Interpretative expansion of the patient's capacity for reflective awareness of old, repetitive organizing principles occurs concomitantly with the emotional impact and meanings of ongoing relational experiences with the therapist.
No, this is not another blog post about the benefits (or costs) to being beautiful, though attractiveness certainly is a characteristic that can impact an election. Just ask Richard Nixon.
But I'm not talking about physical attractiveness per se.
What's your personality? Are you self-disciplined and orderly, or are you more on the indulgent and impulsive side? Recent research from the National Institute of Health suggests that these personality traits could very well help determine your weight.