Here I describe six great practices which can help us release “stuck” negativity and bring out more of our authentic self, who not only feels more positive but is better at dealing with our problems and moving toward our goals.
Our Culture Makes Us Fat 😟 (and what to do about it)
We tend to blame individuals for obesity, but it is a biopsychosocial, global phenomenon. Our modern way of living makes us fat, and I offer five ways in which we can all work against this and help each other and ourselves be healthier and happier.
What to Do About Overwhelm
Four strategies to combat overwhelm: physical movement, self-compassion, reframing “should” thoughts, and asking ourselves good questions
From Cravings to Calm: Five powerful strategies
What can we do about cravings? Here are five powerful strategies that can help.
Why do we struggle with cravings? Six reasons: some natural, some artificial
Why do so many of us struggle with cravings? An obesogenic culture, foods that overload our reward systems, emotional eating and a noisy inner toddler may be among the reasons
Is it OK to experience joy in 2020? Four ways to allow it and feel it
Should we allow ourselves to experience joy in this difficult year? I say yes and share ways to make it happen
Despite COVID, We’re Still Working Out in the Woods
In spite of the pandemic, my “Fierce in the Forest” group has continued exercising outdoors every Saturday morning. We throw things, drum with sticks — and protect our mental health during this stressful year.
Social Connection: It’s a Health Goal
"Write about loneliness," suggested a blog follower and old friend (thank you!). Loneliness -- a feeling that you lack sufficient social support and connection with others -- is considered an epidemic these days, with health consequences compared to smoking 15...
Body Positivity, Body Neutrality
What if you truly loved your body just as it is right now, celebrating what it can do, like a three-year-old joyfully running through a lawn sprinkler? What if you had no judgmental thoughts when you looked in a mirror, viewing your own wrinkles (for instance) as you...
Getting Off Track, and Getting Back On
Hello dear readers! In February/March (!), I suddenly stopped posting on this blog, on Instagram and on my new-and-exciting business Facebook page. Momentum! And then suddenly nothing :/ My life got a little more complicated than usual, and I let my online presence...