Surviving the Holidaze

Surviving the Holidaze

I was in church last Sunday and the music minister said she had a term for the holidays: she calls them the holidaze. I resonated with the word holidaze and began to think of how much this season seems to leave me in a daze. The daze of shopping, eating, drinking,...
Holiday Trifecta

Holiday Trifecta

As far as I am concerned the holiday season starts October 1. I call this time of year the Holiday Trifecta: Three major holidays in quick succession. In October there is Halloween, in November there is Thanksgiving, and in December there is Christmas; it is the 3...
5 HOT Tips to Stop Overeating Halloween Candy

5 HOT Tips to Stop Overeating Halloween Candy

Are you scared of more than goblins and ghosts at Halloween? Many of us are scared of having Halloween candy around, because we are afraid we are going to eat too much. Truthfully, there is a lot of candy on Halloween. The problem is even greater because there is the...

Holiday Hungers

The holidays are a time where lots of hungers surface. I tell my clients that the time to start eating is when we’re experiencing physical hunger. This kind of hunger is where we feel physical sensations that lead us to need to eat. Other kinds of hungers that...

Derail the Holiday Cravings: Lessen the Stress

This time of year is full of opportunities for food to be in our faces (literally and figuratively). I find it is the time when we can feel out of control with food, because of all the company parties, family get togethers, candy bowls and the special holiday food....