‘Emotional Health’

The Binge Eating Diaries: Writing This Letter to Food Changed Everything

By Jacki Monaco

Here goes nothin’. The original version of what I’m about to share with you was written quickly with shaky, anxious penmanship four years ago. As I open the envelope, I can smell hints of fear, anger, sadness, and hope – the same emotions I felt while writing the most intimate, honest, and important correspondence of my life. I remember how […] Read more »

Writing This Letter to Food Changed Everything

I’m a Psychologist and This Is Why I LOVED The Movie ‘Inside Out’ [Spoiler Alert!]

By Shiri Macri, MA, LCMHC

I saw Inside Out this weekend with my family, hosting the kind of child-like enthusiasm only a therapist and an 8-year-old child can have at this type of Disney movie. I was quite excited to see how Disney captured the functioning of our emotions in the brain. WOW, did they hit the nail on the head! In the ending scene […] Read more »

Psychologist Inside Out the Movie

The Binge Eating Diaries: 3 Steps to Healthy Eating on Vacation

By Jacki Monaco

There are dozens of flavors of vacations to choose from – the romantic getaway, the couple’s retreat, the group escape, and the solo adventure… to name just a few. And they’re all… delicious. We circle the LIFT OFF day on our calendars with a big fat red pen (or sophisticatedly log the date into our fancy phones). We desperately look […] Read more »

3 Steps to Healthy Eating on Vacation FB

Stressed? Try Magnesium, the Ultimate Chill Pill

By June Lupiani, RDN, CSSD

Could optimizing our magnesium levels help with emotional overeating? Stress in our bodies, whether physical or psychological, uses up our magnesium stores. And the more magnesium our body loses, the more stressed the system can become. It, like most things, is a cycle. But look on the bright side! When magnesium stores within our bodies are optimal, we’re less stressed […] Read more »

Magnesium for relaxation and emotions
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