Do you frequently experience anxiety symptoms such as nervousness, trembling, or runaway emotions? Do you also frequently experience symptoms of hypoglycemia? The two may be closely related.
My first memory of “hypoglycemia” happened when I was in my early thirties. I was shopping for groceries. One minute I was fine, then the next I felt lightheaded, weak, anxious, …Continue Reading »
Do you suffer from insomnia and poor quality sleep? So do I. At least I used to, until I implemented the tool I’ll be telling you about.
Insomnia isn’t just having trouble falling asleep. It refers to sleeplessness and poor sleep quality in general. Trouble falling asleep, trouble staying asleep, waking up too early, waking up exhausted – …Continue Reading »
It’s hard to lose weight. I’ll say that right up front. You can achieve this goal, though, if you set yourself up for success. Are you constantly setting yourself up for failure, without realizing it?
Birth of a food ritual
I’ve struggled with addictions to various foods since I was about 9 years old. The first habit …Continue Reading »
I work with virtually all of my coaching clients on getting more sleep, or how to sleep better. (Food is a close second) Sleep has gotten a lot more complicated. In the early 1900’s, before everyone had access to electricity to keep them up at night (not to mention smartphones), people slept an average of …Continue Reading »
I just got off the phone with a coaching client who has struggled with weight loss for decades. I teared up as I reflected on our conversation, as I remember the cycle she was going through, so well: Each new diet promised that all-too-elusive success. I can still taste the sparkly sense of hope, purity, …Continue Reading »
For most of my life, I haven’t had difficulties sleeping—once I actually got myself to bed. Getting myself into bed at a decent hour is what has been my nemesis. I love to stay up late and chat, watch movies, snack—pretty much any activity that isn’t about going to sleep. I know I need to get to …Continue Reading »
Do you allow the most exhausted, tired, fed up version of yourself to make key day-to-day choices about how you live your life?
I did—for a long time.
What happens when you live that way is you end up feeling a lot better—in the moment. Over many, many different moments. This is natural and normal. It’s so very human …Continue Reading »
A friend and I were talking the other day about our addiction to sugar and related sweet, fatty comfort foods (think cookies, cake, chocolate). We do so well for a while, and then somehow find ourselves back at it, eating large amounts of whatever the sweet food drug of the moment is. It’s a slippery …Continue Reading »
Last week I was at my hair stylist’s salon, and we marveled over my hair. I’ve had a love/hate relationship all my life with my fine hair that refused to do what I longed for it to do, I was never happy with it growing up and then during my Emergency Medicine …Continue Reading »
I’ve been so fortunate to have the opportunity to attend two different courses at Harvard over the last few months. At the first, I had an amazing time taking a course at Harvard Medical School’s Institute of Lifestyle Medicine. I’m not a girl who normally gets excited about rock stars or movie stars, but …Continue Reading »