‘Emotional Health’

Why You Want to Keep a Gratitude Journal

By Carolyn Whitney, PhD

As I wrote in my gratitude journal last evening before turning off the lights for some much-needed rest, I felt peaceful and centered. I am grateful for the gift of time that I give myself to be with my unhurried thoughts, feelings, and observations from the day. Even after a hurried day that may have had too many expressions of […] Read more »


Fitness Video Series: Take Mindful Walks for Stress Relief

By LynnAnn Covell

This video is part of our fitness video series with LynnAnn Covell – Green Mountain at Fox Run’s Fitness Manager and L.I.F.E. Coach! LynnAnn has been a leader at Green Mountain for over 20 years. In these videos, she uses her extensive experience working with all fitness levels to share both tips as well as specific exercises and modifications to either jump-start an exercise program, […] Read more »


My Strategy to Stop Overeating Halloween Candy

By Beth Turchi

You know what’s creepy, scary, and frightening about Halloween? Of course you do, it’s all that bite-size candy. Here’s my issue with the bite size stuff – I can easily make a good decision about ripping open a Big Block: Nope, that’s just too much chocolate for me; I’ll wolf down the whole thing and then feel like crap. It […] Read more »


Willpower and the Power of Halloween Candy

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

It’s that time of year again where visions of ghosts and goblins delight children and adults alike. That is, unless those ghosts and goblins come in the form of Halloween candy. Then it becomes a time when weight worriers everywhere call on the good graces of the god of willpower. Willpower sits at the core of the diet mentality. “If […] Read more »


The Binge Eating Diaries: Foods, Moods, and ‘Tudes

By Jacki Monaco

For me, three things happen after a binge or a bout of emotional overeating. Number one: The diet mentality that I thought I’d kicked to the curb swoops in for a bitch slap… “You ruined it! All the hard work we put in! Knock it off!” Number two: My body literally feels like crap. My joints are achy, my face […] Read more »