Why did I write a song in January 2023 about "My Healthier Things"? During 2022 I typically enjoyed 1-2 units of alcohol per day (they sell Belgian beers at the Total Wine store), BUT I know that the health recommendation for women is zero to one. I decided to do a...
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.
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.
Four strategies to combat overwhelm: physical movement, self-compassion, reframing “should” thoughts, and asking ourselves good questions
What can we do about cravings? Here are five powerful strategies that can help.
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
Should we allow ourselves to experience joy in this difficult year? I say yes and share ways to make it happen
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.
"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...
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...