Prepare for the holiday weekend.

Holidays and vacation are such an easy time to get off track. Often gatherings are filled with unhealthy foods, alcohol, and you may be less active or not have time for a full workout when away or with friends and family. Some tips to stay on track during the long holiday weekend… Pre-plan as much … Continue reading Prepare for the holiday weekend.

Is alcohol right for you?

Alcohol is a common part of socialization, or to unwind at the end of a long day. Using any substance for coping has its risks to be considered, check out more info on that here. The weekend is here, and since alcohol may be a part of your routine, take some time to read about the … Continue reading Is alcohol right for you?

Coping with food.

Sometimes food is used as a tool for coping and you may not even recognize this is the case. I previously discussed the difference between emotional hunger and true hunger. Emotional hunger is more likely to lead to negatively coping with food. Coping with food can lead to weight gain, poor health, lethargy, low mood, … Continue reading Coping with food.

Emotional vs. True Hunger.

It is important to know the difference between emotional hunger and true hunger. When we eat to try to cope with some emotion, fill some void, tame boredom, or engage in self-harm through binge-eating, it will only lead to more emotional pain and poor physical and psychological health. Learn to pay attention to when you … Continue reading Emotional vs. True Hunger.