The Importance of Meaning in Health

Research shows the importance of connecting healthy habits to what deeply matters to you.

Escape The Emotional Eating Cycle

Emotional eating is a common trap many of us fall into where we use food to feel better right now, despite the fact that eating often makes us feel much worse later. Stepping out of this struggle requires a different view on emotions.

Making Healthier Food Choices at Lunch

A recent study showed that brief mindfulness training and pre-ordering lunches led to healthier food choices. Read on to see what that means for you.

The Surprising Effects of Wishful Thinking

It is common to say you weigh less than you do, a kind of wishful thinking. Doing so can serve to protect you, psychologically speaking, from a perceived threat to self-esteem. However the tendency to try to change or control how you think and feel could have unintended consequences for your health.

Three Minutes to Improve Your Health

Sedentary time is an independent health risk factor. Taking easy steps to break up your sedentary time could result in a significant health benefit.

Perception and Exercise

How perception of exercise can impact what you eat, and what you can do about it.

Overcoming Emotional Eating

Emotional eating is a common problem. Here are some tips on how to deal with it.

The Stigma of Being Broken

The stigma of obesity is pervasive and can be debilitating. New research may help us understand why. Open dialogue and compassionate action is needed.

Mindless Eating Can Be Harmful to Your Health

Eating while distracted can lead to overeating. This is partly due to the fact that you can't make a proper memory of what you ate when you are engaged in other activities, like work or watching TV. Practicing simple mindful eating habits can help.

Be More Active One Value at a Time

Interested in being more active but can't find the motivation? I'll teach you how to use goals and values effectively to set a course for healthy change.

The Paradox of Acceptance and Change

The best way to pursue healthy behavior change is through self-acceptance. Confused?