We all know food doesn’t judge. Chocolate understands. Pizza comforts us when we’ve had a bad day without asking any stupid questions…. this is stress eating at its finest.
It’s not enough that stress prevents us from losing weight, it also can be the reason we turn to food to try and dampen and numb all those stressful, negative feelings we are experiencing. View Post
Whether you struggle with bingeing and restricting or simply overeating or poor food choices when stressed, read on to discover why you’re stress eating and how to heal your relationship with food.
Confidence and self love are two of the most challenging mindsets to work on. Life just throws so many emotional beat downs on us sometimes that we have a hard time feeling like we are really accomplishing what we want to… and then, the negative self talk sets in. These TED Talks can help you recognize your worth and build your confidence! View Post
Most people have heard about stress hormones, particularly cortisol, causing weight gain or preventing weight loss, especially around the midsection. While being overweight is of course not something people should judge each other or themselves on and “fat shaming” isn’t cool, as a health professional, I will not ever agree to say that overweight and obesity are not a health concern.They absolutely are. And moreover, stress in and of itself, regardless of your weight, is very damaging to your health. View Post
Do you ever get completely stalled by obsessive thoughts, ruminating, stress and anxiety? Sometimes we just need to re-wire our brains For National Stress Awareness Month arm yourself with science-backed hacks or distractions to help end the cycle and get back to our day. Here is a list of 9 unique, proven ways to stop rumination and anxiety in its tracks. View Post
The biggest challenge we all face is to learn about ourselves and to understand our strengths and weaknesses. We need to utilize our strengths, but not so much that we don’t work on our weaknesses. – Mae Jemison View Post