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

Two strategies to make holiday eating work for you

Welcome to the season of holiday eating. It’s a time of treats, memory and emotional-laden indulgences, and once-a-year temptations. The candy dishes and cookie trays and holiday parties are everywhere until January (when the world becomes obsessed with controlling your weight and selling you success with not eating). Are you wondering how to enjoy holiday … Read More

A guide to the best planners for smart, busy women

My review of the best planners for 2017   My name is Melissa McCreery, and I have a bit of a planner addiction. I love researching the best planners, calendars, and tools that help with productivity, focus, and staying on track. Like most smart, busy women, I have a lot of big ideas and some big … Read More

How to say no more easily

It’s amazing the lengths we sometimes go to, to avoid saying no. I’m guilty. There were definitely times in the past, when I lost sleep practicing the perfect story or set of excuses that I hoped would be understood. In my effort to please, avoid disappointing, and most of all – avoid conflict – I … Read More

Simple 10 Minute Habits that Help End Overeating

You might say it’s hard to get control of eating because you are so short on time or energy. Food may seem like a quick and easy comfort to reach for when you are stressed or overloaded. However, these ten minute tips are extremely effective ways to end vicious cycles with food. Minimize night eating. … Read More