‘Stress Management’

Stress = Emotional Eating: The All-Too-Common Equation

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

This post is part of Healthy Weight Week. This week is meant to help change the conversation around weight during the third week in January. That’s when New Year diets, cleanses, and “new you” efforts start to fall by the wayside because they’re, well, impossible to sustain. Join us all week for a look at how you can put the […] Read more »

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5-Minute Meditations: Breathing Space

By Shiri Macri, MA, LCMHC

The 5-Minute Meditations series was created to help us fit in time for meditation, relaxation, and looking inward – even when we’re busy. You guessed it, meditations are usually 5 minutes or less, meaning only .04% of your day. The 5-Minute Meditations series is a great introduction to meditation for beginners, and a helpful resource for more experienced practitioners. This Breathing Space meditation can be used […] Read more »

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Cultivating Self-Compassion for Optimal Well-Being

By Carolyn Whitney, PhD

Self-care and self-compassion are essential to living a life of positivity, health, and well-being. Yet for many of us, the practice of caring compassionately for ourselves (or finding time in our day for self-care practices) is somewhat elusive if not completely absent. For those among us who don’t hear that inner voice of self-compassion or who don’t have practices of […] Read more »

Cultivating Self-Compassion

5-Minute Meditations: Guided Meditation for Self-Compassion

By Shiri Macri, MA, LCMHC

The 5-Minute Meditations series was created to help us fit in time for meditation, relaxation, and looking inward – even when we’re busy. You guessed it, meditations are usually 5 minutes or less, meaning only .04% of your day. The 5-Minute Meditations series is a great introduction to meditation for beginners, and a helpful resource for more experienced practitioners. Inspired by Dr. Kristin Neff, this guided […] Read more »

Guided Meditation for Self-Compassion

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 »

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