Don’t Let Winter Darkness Get You Down

Don’t Let Winter Darkness Get You Down

Welcome to the dark side. Oops, I mean welcome to winter! The darkest months of the year.   We humans have learned to control so many things – but the darkness of winter is not one to be controlled. We manage through it with artificial lighting, carb...
5 Things You Should Know About Stress

5 Things You Should Know About Stress

Myths abound when it comes to stress. What’s fact? What’s fiction?   First, here is the definition: Stress is a physical, mental, or emotional factor that causes bodily or mental tension.   Second, separate the myths from the facts:   Myth: Stress is...
The Sneaky Side of Weight Gain

The Sneaky Side of Weight Gain

Stress is a driver of weight gain. I wish it weren’t the truth, but it is.   Every stressor you experience (emails, SM, kids, work, household, relationships, bills) initiates your body’s fight or flight response. When that occurs a series of internal changes...
The Mindset and Science Behind Candy Binges

The Mindset and Science Behind Candy Binges

Halloween… The most adorable holiday on the planet. Kiddos everywhere dressed up, having enormous amounts of fun, deciding whether or not it’s too scary to walk up to your door, then ringing the bell and screaming “Trick or Treat” as loud as possible anyway. All to...