7 Tips to Avoid Overeating During the Holidays

Do you approach the holidays with joy or stress? The holidays are a wonderful time for some and a nightmare for others.  You may feel a combination of both happiness and despair. If you feel conflicted about the holidays, you’re not alone. The meaning you put to it will make the Read more »

Eating Disorders Are About Feelings, Not Food

Eating disorders are more about feelings than food. Unfortunately, today most people are focusing on the symptom and not the problem. In the U.S., 20 million women and 10 million men suffer from a clinically significant eating disorder, according to NEDA. No one wakes up one day Read more »

7 Ways to Love Yourself

Loving yourself seems like an easy task, but for some it is the hardest thing you can ever do. You were born perfect, but somewhere between birth and earth something changed. You learned what is right and wrong, and were introduced to rules and beliefs of other well-meaning Read more »

Why be a Survivor when you can be a Thriver?

Thrivers became the voice in the communities, in our families that stop history from repeating. After watching Lady Gaga perform “Til it Happens to You” at the Oscars where she reveals her previously kept secret of being a survivor of sexual assault and seeing so many people Read more »

7 Ways Confident Moms Raise Daughters Who Love Themselves

Your daughter is watching. Think about where you learned to love yourself. What role models did you have growing up? If you are like most of us, you didn’t have the mom that looked in the mirror and relished in her own beauty. Instead she would be pointing out her flaws — maybe Read more »

Admire Someone Else’s Beauty Without Questioning Your Own

You don’t need to question your own beauty! Where did this gene come from in women that when we see someone beautiful we begin to question ourselves? I remember getting ready for a great evening out with my friends. I would do my hair and makeup and look in the mirror and Read more »