• Lapses and How we can Recover From Them

    Lapses and How We Can Recover from Them (Part 1)

    What is a lapse? A lapse is a slip, mistake, error, or “temporary” misstep. What it’s not is a permanent pattern of behavior that is signaling the path to an unhealthy life. It’s not a reflection on a persons competence or will to make or maintain a lasting healthy life. For example, let’s say you intended to exercise today, but got called into a last minute staff meeting and it caused you to miss your exercise session. Is this a lapse? Probably not. Now let’s say you were stressed out from your meeting and had not missed your scheduled exercise time but rather went home and soothed your stress by…