Food Cravings and Shame: A Perfect Storm of Emotional Eating and Discomfort

Do you “sneak” a piece or two (or many more) of candy at Halloween? Or a slice of cake at a birthday party? Does the desire for a late-night snack turn into a spiral of emotional eating and overeating? Guilt read more

Shifting the focus from diet and weight loss towards improving overall health

If you starve yourself to be thin will this make you healthier? Can a number on the scale determine an individual’s health status? Health and weight are related concepts that can directly affect each other, but it’s overly simplistic to … read more

5 Steps to Body-Positivity and Self-Love: Changing the Negative Self-Talk

In a society enthralled with selfies, surrounded by images portraying what appears to be the “ideal” body size and shape, it’s easy to feel negative about the parts of our appearance that fall outside this cookie-cutter standard. Instead of celebrating read more