I didn't always eat this way. Last January you could find me in front of my laptop, mindlessly putting away a half bag of pretzel sticks. You're probably thinking, what's the problem with that? They're only pretzels.Read More
The air smells different, the sounds of late September whispering "fall" and a strange sadness mixed with anticipation takes hold of me. Every season has its own charm and while I'm truly a sucker for spring and summer (primarily because I don't enjoy wearing a boatload of clothes and like being barefoot), fall has its own charm and beauty. But the start of fall marks the start of school and the start of school inevitably marks the start of cold season in my house.Read More
We live in a very stressful world, no one can dispute this. Currently there are 40 million Americans suffering from some anxiety related disorder ranging from mild to severe. Though it is still taboo to discuss mental health issues openly as one is viewed as "weak", many people report feeling some level of anxiety, which leads me to believe that a lot more of us are walking around anxious and stressed than we think.Read More
It's almost Thanksgiving and this means we're about to enter the holiday season. I can almost feel the eerie calm before the storm - before waves of pressure, obligation, stress and anxiety sweep over us.