A recent study has demonstrated that being kind to yourself (vs. activating the inner critic) has positive physical and mental benefits. Self-compassion activates a content and calm state of mind with a disposition for kindness, social connectedness and the ability to self-soothe when stressed. This is in contrast to negative self-talk (aka the voice of […]
Stop beating yourself up!! A recent study showed that those with elevated levels of the metabolite indole had stronger function and connectivity in areas of the brain that is associated with “hedonic eating,” or eating for pleasure rather than for hunger. Those with higher levels of indole also were more likely to have food addiction.
Paris in November was cold but still dreamy. It was my first time visiting and I really felt my type A personality shine through. Despite coming down with an awful cold and being freezing in not enough layers, I persevered through entire days and nights of sightseeing with many of those hours spent outdoors. I absolutely