‘Self Care’

Why You Want to Keep a Gratitude Journal

By Carolyn Whitney, PhD

As I wrote in my gratitude journal last evening before turning off the lights for some much-needed rest, I felt peaceful and centered. I am grateful for the gift of time that I give myself to be with my unhurried thoughts, feelings, and observations from the day. Even after a hurried day that may have had too many expressions of […] Read more »


My Strategy to Stop Overeating Halloween Candy

By Beth Turchi

You know what’s creepy, scary, and frightening about Halloween? Of course you do, it’s all that bite-size candy. Here’s my issue with the bite size stuff – I can easily make a good decision about ripping open a Big Block: Nope, that’s just too much chocolate for me; I’ll wolf down the whole thing and then feel like crap. It […] Read more »


The Binge Eating Diaries: Foods, Moods, and ‘Tudes

By Jacki Monaco

For me, three things happen after a binge or a bout of emotional overeating. Number one: The diet mentality that I thought I’d kicked to the curb swoops in for a bitch slap… “You ruined it! All the hard work we put in! Knock it off!” Number two: My body literally feels like crap. My joints are achy, my face […] Read more »