Spring Cleaning For a Better Life

I saw a chiropractor for the first time last week. I have to admit, the long series of crunches, cracks and pops that echoed in my ear when he made his first “adjustment” thoroughly unnerved me. However, within seconds after that single, weird twist of my neck, I was flooded with the most amazing feeling … Read More

The National Mindless Eating Challenge

Last year I blogged about (and recommended) Brian Wansink’s book Mindless Eating: Why we eat more than we think . The book has great insights, tips and strategies for curbing eating we don’t even know that we do. It’s really an interesting and helpful read and an invaluable tool if your goals are to have … Read More


Peace With Cake is growing! I am pleased to announce that Peace With Cake: Ending Emotional Eating is now featured on Alltop. If you aren’t yet familiar with Alltop, you will be. Guy Kawasaki and his team at Alltop import the top news websites and blogs for any given topic. They aim to be the … Read More

More Quick Emotional Eating Tips

Emotional eating, nervous eating, stress eating, bored eating–the eating that happens when you aren’t physically hungry–tends to happen when you don’t know what else to do about how you are feeling, or you don’t feel like you can take the time to do it. If my last post about enhancing the quality of your life … Read More

The Good Life

What if I told you there was a simple, five minute ritual that research has shown can actually increases someone’s level of happiness and reduce symptoms of depression? What if I told you that either the ritual or the results (or both) were so compelling that six months after researchers first introduced the technique to … Read More