How I Overcame Years of Emotional Eating

Emotional eating, stress-induced eating, mindless munching, overeating, whatever-you-call-it, it sucks! As 2009 survey estimated 48% of Americans overeat or reach for unhealthy foods in response to stress. That’s nearly half the country! And I’d heard the...
TCM: Emotion-Body Connection

TCM: Emotion-Body Connection

In contrast to the allopathic medicine approach of dividing the body into distinct functioning units independent of each other and separated from the mind, TCM’s fundamental principle is that of Holism. For today’s purposes, Holism in TCM is that of the...
7 Steps to Stress Less and Weigh Less

7 Steps to Stress Less and Weigh Less

A few weeks ago, we looked at how stress impacts weight–stressful situations generally cause weight gain, and especially, increasing fat around the middle. We also looked 3 easy and effective ways to reduce stress. (If you haven’t read those posts,...