12 Tips For Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

Weight gain and the holiday season seem to go hand-in-hand. Most people associate the holidays with food, fun, and gaining weight. Halloween and it’s endless flow of chocolate and candy. Followed by Thanksgiving and the curse of the leftovers ( that can last...

4 Tips For Surviving the Holidays

Today, I wanted to share with you of four of my top tips on how to manage holiday eating. Now, you might be considering having a cheat meal, a two day a cheat week, a cheat month. You might be deciding whether or not to just get back on the wagon after the first of...

Tempting Healthy Halloween Treats

Just because you’re an adult doesn’t mean you don’t still want a sweet treat when Halloween rolls around. But if you’re like many emotional eaters, sometimes just that one taste can turn into days or weeks of not-according-to-plan eating that...

3 Tips For Steering Clear of Halloween Temptation

Halloween is tomorrow. Are you ready for the onslaught of chocolate and sugar? I wanted to pop in today with one last motivational boost to help you stay strong in the face of all that “kryptonite.” So here are a few facts about those fun-sized candies...

Food Addictions and Cravings

For some people, food addiction is very much like drug addiction. The chemicals in our engineered food  can create a biochemical dependency that cannot be controlled by willpower alone. Just like certain drugs can lead to chemical addictions in the body and brain,...

Why Beating Yourself Up Doesn’t Work

“You’re so stupid!” “You’re such a big, fat loser.” “You can’t do anything right.” “It’s no wonder no one loves you.” Do these statements sound horrible to you? Of course they do! But so many of us have a monologue running inside our heads on a...