Eating in Fight or Flight

Eating in Fight or Flight

Let’s talk about stress, baby. Let’s talk about you and me . . . The fight or flight response due to acute or chronic stress will really do a number on emotional and physical health. Here are 3 quick fixes to implement at your next meal. 1. eat in a calm,...
Why Failure is Fantastic

Why Failure is Fantastic

Most of us avoid failure as much as we avoid wearing pants, possibly more. Failure sucks.  It’s painful and most of us avoid pain because duh, it doesn’t feel good. Or does it? Did we just make it up that failure doesn’t feel good? Because we attached a bunch of...
Our Mental Health is Our Health

Our Mental Health is Our Health

I’ve been really crabby the last few weeks. And before my Mom gets all excited (I see you, Carolyn Henderson), no I’m not pregnant. But also by really crabby, I mean REALLY CRABBY. A certain four letter word comes to mind. Today after my amazing boyfriend (and his two...
Why I Decided to Study Nutrition

Why I Decided to Study Nutrition

It started with loneliness. Deep, unbearable loneliness. The day that changed my life in 2005. I was driving to a friend’s birthday party with that pit of dread in my stomach. During the 40 minute drive, I practiced politely refusing the birthday cake. I’m not feeling...