‘Women’s Health’

I’m Grateful for My Big Toe This Holiday Season

By Shiri Macri, MA, LCMHC

Yeah, my big toe. I know, it sounds strange, but I really am grateful for it! My big toe has interestingly become the representative of a new neural pathway. This is just getting weirder, isn’t it? Let me explain. If you’ve read my recent blogs about MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction), you’ll know that one of the core MBSR program […] Read more »

I'm Grateful for My Big Toe

The Binge Eating Diaries: Thanksgiving Is NOT The Last Supper!

By Jacki Monaco

The Big Event The tall bouquet of red, orange, and yellow flowers may be the centerpiece of the table, but we all know that Thanksgiving’s main event is 16 courses of yum… that, for some of us, is served with a side of fear. During the years when I have company for Thanksgiving, I find myself getting a familiar feeling […] Read more »


The Binge Eating Diaries: Self-Care Prepping For a Solo Turkey Day

By Jacki Monaco

There’s a really good chance that I’m going to be sitting home on my butt all alone during peak Thanksgiving hours this year. Bummer, right? My partner works swing shift and the rest of my family members either live out of town or are heading out of town. Are you in the same boat as I am? Well, at least […] Read more »


Worst Diets of Year – 2015 Slim Chance Awards

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

It’s that time of the year! Place your nominations now for the most outlandish and misleading weight loss claims you’ve heard or tried in 2015. Nominate diet gimmicks, products and claims between now and Friday, November 20, 2015. Our panel of judges will select the “winners” from your nominations. Our judges this year include: Katja Rowell, MD, childhood feeding expert, author and […] Read more »


5-Minute Meditations: Guided Loving-Kindness Meditation

By Shiri Macri, MA, LCMHC

Shiri guides you through a variation of this classic meditation to help you send thoughts and feelings of loving kindness – both to those you easily feel it towards, and those you may not – to aid you in finding gratitude in your life today. Before You Begin You may wish to practice this in the morning, on your lunch break, […] Read more »