Recently, I experienced several weeks of anxiety. Physically, I felt as though someone was sitting on my chest and crushing my throat with their hands. I couldn’t breathe. Mentally, I was scattered and unable to concentrate. And emotionally, numbing sadness covered me like a cloud. Work and parenting distracted me in the daytime hours. My
Words to Eat,
Move and Live By
I recently had the honor of teaching as a guest expert in an amazing online program called The Body Love Sessions. If you receive my newsletter then there’s a good chance you signed up for the sessions and already read the lesson below. But, for those of you who missed it, I thought I would
Have you ever thought that if you could just lose some weight, get toned or drop two dress sizes you’d finally love your body? Have you attempted to use willpower and a rigid plan (usually involving food restrictions, supplements and/or rigorous fitness programs) in order to accomplish your goal? How’d it work out for you?
If there’s one thing I want you to know – it is this: YOU ARE NOT ALONE. You’re not the only person doing ab checks in your mirror and grabbing at the mix of skin and fat that rests below your belly button. You aren’t the only one who refuses to leave home without a
You’ve heard the claims before, perhaps you’ve even said them: “This diet has increased my energy so much that I’m waking up easily in the mornings and feeling alert and active all day.” “I’m not even hungry on this (low calorie) diet. My cravings have disappeared.” “It’s like the weight is just falling off. I’ve
IT’S THE DAY AFTER THANKSGIVING. I’m trusting that you didn’t fall victim to Holiday Hellth Anxiety yesterday. Hopefully, you’re basking in the glow of precious moments shared with family and friends, memories made around the table, tastes and smells that reminded you of childhood and the sounds of joyful laughter rising in the dining room