‘Emotional Health’

The Binge Eating Diaries: My Top 5 Holiday Headaches

By Jacki Monaco

Without fail, there’s one thing we can promise ourselves during the holiday season… things are going to get emotional. Some of these emotions are welcome, others… we could certainly do without. But if you’re built like me, they all have one thing in common – they make me want to vigorously bite, chomp, chew, sip, and swallow.  If you’re happy […] Read more »

The Binge Eating Diaries - My Top 5 Holiday Headaches

Easy Crockpot Cooking for a Busy Holiday Schedule

By Patrick Gobeille

There’s so much going on during the holidays that many find it impossible to find time to cook for themselves and their families. But there are easy ways to make meals that are healthful and delicious. Look no further than a crockpot to easily cook roasts, soups or stews. Benefits of crockpot cooking include that you can assemble the recipe in […] Read more »

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For Me, Getting Sick Around the Holidays Isn’t a Coincidence

By Beth Turchi

I’m lying in bed with low-grade fever and high-grade diarrhea. Montezuma’s revenge coupled with the aches and pains of fever. It’s my annual malaise that I can count on like clockwork. Every year, at Christmastime, I get sick. Usually I make it until the week before Christmas and then I collapse with some pestilence that sends me right to bed […] Read more »


My Body, Not Yours – Managing Unwanted Comments About Your Body

By Erin Risius, MA

“People assume there is a direct relationship between how much people weigh and their psychological health… Our research and other research is showing that no, it’s not about their weight, it’s the treatment they faced and what they worry they will face.” ~ Jeffrey Hunger, doctoral candidate in social psychology at the University of California, Santa Barbara Tis the season […] Read more »

My  Body Not Yours - Managing Unwanted Comments About Your Body

14 Self-Care Practices for Your Emotional Medicine Cabinet

By Shiri Macri, MA, LCMHC

Why do we wake up every morning and brush our teeth, brush our hair, shower? Silly question – to be clean, smell good, feel refreshed, and groom ourselves. It’s just a normal part of standard hygiene practice. But what about emotional hygiene? EMOTIONAL HYGIENE?? You may be wondering what I mean by that, so let me explain. What Is “Emotional […] Read more »