Letters for the Anxious Person: Food for Thought

Living with an anxiety disorder extends far beyond the emotional symptoms of worry and panick. Anxious emotions can seize control of our thoughts and make it impossible for those suffering to think clearly and make decisions. I often find that anxiety can impact the decisions that those suffering make about their nutrition and these decisions can actually aggravate symptoms of anxiety.

Letters for the Anxious Person: The Most Important Decision We Make In Life

You’re probably reading Einstein’s quote and kicking yourself for not being able to make this seemingly simple decision about your life. Or, perhaps it inspires feelings of resistance. You’ve may have already heard similar sentiments from friends, counselors, spouses and self-help books. I assure you, every anxious person can wholeheartedly agree that that it's really not that simple.

How My Core Saved My A$$! (Literally!!!)

"The roads were still icy from the storm that had hit Connecticut this past week. Even though I was walking diligently, I felt myself involuntarily skate across the ice and knew that a fall was pending. I also felt my core muscles reflexively contract and was amazed when my skid came to a halt and I found myself still standing and unscathed. I felt like a super-woman!"

Reversing Chronic Sleep Deprivation?

Our bodies are resilient: Losing a couple of nights of sleep won't lead to death. It'll just alter functioning and make us more susceptible to diseases that we otherwise wouldn't be. What many people don't know is that you can actually "catch-up" on sleep and here's the scoop! If you have a few weeks or even months where you're living in "sleep debt" you can actually begin making "sleep deposits" into your health account.