‘Stress Management’

Feeling Low? Try A Helper’s High

By Darla Breckenridge on 04/22/2013

If you find that you’re dwelling too much on your weight and feeling low, one way to take the focus off your feelings is to do something — really almost anything –  for someone else.  This act of giving can be through an organization or just doing a good deed for your neighbor, such as  picking up the newspaper and […] Read more »

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What Kind of “Springer” Are You?

By Darla Breckenridge on 03/11/2013

An extra hour of daylight…woo hoo! So what is it about “springing ahead” that can feel like renewal and a new beginning (more so than the New Year), or can catapult us into the “spring blues?” Whichever kind of “springer” you are, how can you use that hour to re-energize yourself? For many of us, spring means a new beginning, […] Read more »

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Creating Space to Move from Reaction to Response

By Darla Breckenridge on 03/04/2013

Have you ever noticed that sometimes you just keep hanging in a situation that is uncomfortable? Sometimes as women we don’t feel we are permitted to step away from a difficult situation, e.g., criticism at work, an argument at home, or an upsetting political discussion. And a lot of times, using food to cope when that uncomfortable situation happens. But […] Read more »

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Book Review: Have You Tried Urge Surfing?

By Jill Carlson on 01/17/2013

A big part of developing a healthy relationship with food, is realizing it’s not actually about the food! It’s that other F-word: feelings. I really struggle with being with my feelings, as I’ve talked about in many other posts. I will do anything to avoid dealing with them, including using food to escape them. I know I’m not the only […] Read more »

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