‘Emotional Health’

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 »

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The Quarter-Life Crisis: Overcoming the Challenges Young Women Face

By Erin Risius, MA

The twenties can often be a time of uncertainty and confusion with the pressure to ‘have it all figured out’. Hello anxiety and for many, hello feeling stuck in behaviors that don’t help us cope with the swirling thoughts around ‘what’s next’. From working with young women over the past 20 years, I find that this phase of life can […] Read more »

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When In Rome… Eat The Pasta! (Without Guilt)

By Beth Turchi

I just returned from a road trip to Savannah. My husband and I drove from our home in Philadelphia to visit our daughter who’s currently working there. Long trip, right? Driving for 12 hours with Mario Andretti can be anxiety producing, but I had my rosary and iPod so that went well. And the daughter was a little grouchy, but […] Read more »

Don't feel guilty for eating what you want!

3 Strategies to Self-Soothe & Stop Eating When You’re Stressed

By Shiri Macri, MA, LCMHC

Often we go through our day-to-day lives tripping and stumbling through daily stressors, trials and tribulations. If we’re someone who worries about our weight, this can send us straight to food. And that only complicates things. So how can we help ourselves? Turning off the Auto-Pilot Response to Stress Perhaps if we took just one moment (or maybe even a few) out […] Read more »

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The Binge Eating Diaries: Don’t Let Your Swimsuit Sabotage Your Summer

By Jacki Monaco

“OMG! Yay! It’s bathing suit season! I can’t wait to sift through racks of unflattering one pieces! I am so looking forward to reaffirming my suspicion that absolutely none of the cute bikinis come in my size! I love spending $80 on something I hate!“ …said no woman ever. I think bathing suits are miserable inventions. To this day, these […] Read more »

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