Your hypothalamus controls your moods.
Feed it and your underlying emotion emerges.
Your moods fuel your behavior. But behavior is learned and can be changed.
When I was in grad school, working weekend night shifts at UCLA as a float nurse, raising a medically challenged two year old, trying to pay our first mortgage, my husband and I separated. It was my choice. We had been together since high school and needed a break. I had fast tracked my life.
Super serious, valedictorian, the perfect girl syndrome which manifested as an eating disorder…led to college graduation, career, marriage, a mortgage, a baby, grad school…all in a two year span. Add the death of my grandparents, the divorce of my parents, and my husband becoming a cop…well, kind of stressful.
But Super Deborah handled it all! Or did she? [Read more…] about Your Hypothalamus Controls Your Moods…Not Your Behavior