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How to Survive Christmas and Not Gain this Season

We all have heard the stories, and many have experienced the ’dreaded Christmas 6-10 pounds weight gain’. Is it possible not to gain over Christmas? Will you be kicking... 



S.A.D.

This is the time of year when some people stop feeling well. They may blame it on the weather but it’s actually the lack of light that is affecting them. The name for this condition... 



How’s Your Wheel of Life?

Do you feel stressed or overwhelmed in your life? Are you juggling many balls in the air, with many external demands on your time and energy? Do you feel burned out? Is your life... 



Signs Our Body Gives Us

Our bodies give us signs that we are out of balance and therefore not well. In a state of homeostasis, all functions of the body work together within a certain spectrum of tolerance.... 



Juggling Your Life

Imagine life as a game in which you are juggling five balls in the air. You name them – work, family, health, friends, and spirit – and you’re keeping all of these... 



Creating Balance – Mind & Body Health

When we talk about having a balance in our life, most of us think of this as balance between job, family, recreation. I’d like you to think of balance of body, mind and spirit.... 



Un-stress

After completing a research residency into stress and its treatment in the late seventies, I entered practice feeling as if I had some of the tools to help people cope with stress.... 



Communication Spiral

Why has my partner become like a stranger? On the surface, a partner can "become a stranger" for a lot of reasons. But underneath, it often comes down to a chronic communication... 



Compassionate Chocolate

Hot chocolate to warm the body, sweet deserts at parties, or a box of chocolates to give to a friend. The holiday season is a great excuse for everyone to indulge his or her sweet... 



Frustration

My husband and I have agreed to disagree regarding our opinion on a particular topic. The agreement is, I allow him to do life his way, and he allows me to do my life my way. I have... 



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