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Inactivity and Fatigue

Have you ever noticed that the less you move, the less energy you have?  Lack of physical activity seems to be a reason for sleep deprivation that many of us experience. It’s almost the opposite of what you might expect, that resting and not expending energy would further zap your energy level. However, sitting around

Stress Eating: When Emotional Eating Hurts

Recognize Your Stress Eating Characteristics Do you find yourself reaching for a snack when you are: Anxious? You’re worried about what might happen, what didn’t happen, what you want to happen, what you don’t want to happen? Bored? There’s nothing to do and so much time to not do it in. Unhappy? Things just aren’t

With Resolutions, Try Small and Mighty

Is bigger better? Great big resolutions, long lists of intentions, sweeping goals make us feel good. The bigger and more ambitious, the better. The more intense the cleanse or detox the more virtuous and excited we feel. In the moment. There’s something a little sexy, maybe a bit daring about imagining taking such a big

Creating Space to Move from Reaction to Response

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

Cooking Beyond the Measuring Cup: Best Finds that Spring Sprung

With our non-existent winter this year leaving us and spring just around the corner, this is the time of year that chefs and home cooks can’t wait for. It’s the time of year that fresh food is knocking at the door, just waiting to be placed onto our cutting boards and transformed in to something