The physical, emotional, and weight loss benefits of laughter

Have you ever considered the actions that have created the greatest long term results in your life? I’m continually amazed by how certain small things, done consistently, can create enormous impact. Sometimes, incorporating a single daily action – one that takes minutes, can lead to a cascading domino effect of positive results. Even better is … Read More

How I stop the momentum of overwhelm from derailing my day

This morning I sat down at my desk and felt completely overwhelmed. Does this ever happen to you? It’s been a strange week, and today I woke up feeling “behind” and like I had 150 things that either needed to be done, needed to be improved, or needed to be scheduled. My mind felt unsettled … Read More

How to reset when life feels crazy

It’s a stressful time. In the midst of emotions, conflict, worries – and the pressure and responsibilities of daily life – many of us are finding it a challenge to stay grounded and to balance our caring and our strong feelings with the self-care and peacefulness that allows us to function at our best. There’s … Read More

A low stress way to eat less

What would you say if I told you there’s a strategy that can cut overeating in half – or maybe even more? It’s simple: If you want to get off the overeating hamster wheel, you have to ditch the all or nothing thinking. All or nothing thinking is when you tell yourself that you have … Read More

Nine smart ways to short-circuit stress eating

When you’re stressed or overloaded, you don’t have a lot of extra time or energy. That’s one reason why stress eating is so seductive and challenging to avoid. Here are nine simple things you can do to prevent yourself from heading to the kitchen when stress and overwhelm hit. Nine ways to prevent stress eating: … Read More