Category Archives: Health & Fitness

Laughter and Marriage

laughter and marriage

Laughter and Marriage As we get ready for the Christmas Holidays, let’s prepare our hearts and homes for laughter. It is so good to laugh. Here are a few ways that laughter can improve your health. 1. Reduces Stress Hormones 2. Strengthens Immune System 3. Lowers Blood Sugar Levels 4. Improves Digestion 5. Speeds up […]

Food Triggers: Finding Freedom from what Controls You

food triggers

Have you found yourself eating-out-of-control after a sad event occurs in your life? Are you tripped up by food triggers. Do you desire to end your cravings once-and-for-all? Dr. Rhona Epstein, Psy.D offers practical advice to help you eat well and live better.

Tired of New Year’s Resolutions? 5 S.M.A.R.T Goals

Are you tired of New Year’s Resolutions that are vague? Unclear resolutions will just leave you flat-footed for the year ahead. Set S.M.A.R.T. goals.

The Perfect Storm: 7 Medical Factors that Impact Weight Gain

Before Weight Gain

I was hit by a “Perfect Storm” of a rare combination of adverse health factors during the past 5 years. Have you struggled with any of these medical factors that can cause weight gain?   When I left 5 years ago for Brazil to adopt our sons, I was in great shape. I ran 25 […]

Overcoming Self-Indulgence – Part 3

Overcoming Self-Indulgence requires you to look at the hidden habits of your heart. What do you do when you are stressed? Do you find yourself standing inside the pantry looking for something to eat? Maybe you don’t set out to over-indulge — you just kind of stumble into it. You start by enjoying something — […]