Tag Archives: stress

6 Tips to Shed Stress and Help You Shed the Pounds

Apparently April was stress awareness month and I was too busy to even realize it! While stress is a normal part of life, if you are dealing with chronic stress it can begin to affect your physical and emotional well-being. Studies have shown stress can lead to weight gain and poor food choices. Fight or flight…or chow Continue Reading

Why “Perfection” Isn’t Necessary

At the beginning of the New Year it’s not surprising to see a barrage of messages like: “Lose 10 Pounds Fast;”  “Kiss Cellulite Goodbye;” “Get Stronger, Leaner, Faster.” I don’t know about you, but they usually leave me feeling like there’s something fundamentally wrong with the way I am. It’s become a cultural norm to inundate Continue Reading

4 Unhealthy Habits You Can Change NOW

Stress, sitting for hours at work, high calorie snacking, lack of sleep. We all know by now that these are bad for our health, but many people think they have no control because of their hectic lifestyle and family & work commitments. Well there are small, simple changes you can implement to decrease the effects Continue Reading

Dieting During the Holidays- Manage Stress

Stress is one of the main reasons people overeat during the holidays. There is stress related to preparing the Thanksgiving meal. There is stress related to interacting with family members. Take the stress out of the former by planning the meal ahead of time, ordering take-out or sharing the labor by making dinner a potluck.