Monthly Archives: July 2013

Obstacles

Weekend Binging:  All week you exercise and eat the right foods, but come the weekend you want to “let your hair down.” Weekends are wonderful for relaxing, but be mindful of indulging in junk food as a way to unwind. … Continue reading

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Food and emotions

Many people self medicate with food to manage their emotions when feelings of stress or depression take hold. Food definitely makes us feel better, even if we aren’t self-medicating when we eat. Food not only quells our hunger, it also … Continue reading

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Benefits of exercise go way beyond weight loss

Exercising as a way of dieting or as a means to an end to shed those pounds is counter-intuitive.  What should be an enjoyable and rewarding experience as well as a highly stress busting activity that is about self-care and … Continue reading

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Effective weight management

Fixating on losing weight alone is short lived and cannot be sustained long term. It most often results in many unsuccessful attempts, usually through fad dieting, yo yo dieting, starvation, scrupulous calorie counting and obsessing with the weighing scales. You … Continue reading

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