Holidays are full of fun, planning, family and friends! They are also full of traditional foods that we love and associate with good, happy memories. Holidays are also a trigger time for food addicts. Overeating and sugar are highly associated with holidays, birthdays and other celebrations.
This meditation is designed specifically for weight issues. Set aside 24 minutes in a quiet place and connect with yourself through this mindfulness exercise!
Stacey B. Thacker, MA, LMFT, Co-Founder of Lifestyle Transformation shares the importance of mindful eating.
Co-Founder, Stacey B. Thacker, MA, LMFT shares ways to use music to alter your mood. This video is especially helpful for those in addiction recovery.
Are they the same thing? Although the two may appear very similar, they are actually not.
When we travel, our schedules and routines are disrupted and the temptation to take a break from your recovery is real. But, recovery doesn’t take a vacation (or a business trip for that matter). Does this mean you can’t travel? Of course not!
Take a look at this great resource from the CDC to learn about ways to promote healthy growth in children and prevent obesity.
Researchers have said 95% of diets and exercise plans fail, but why? For many who struggle with weight, it’s not about willpower, self-discipline or laziness – it’s about addiction. Diets and exercise do not treat addiction.
While it is common to hear people call themselves ‘chocoholics’, or claim to be ‘addicted’ to one particular food, eating addiction is far different. An eating addict becomes addicted to the process of overeating rather than a specific food itself.
Studies show that this generation of kids will not outlive the life-expectancy of their parents. With childhood obesity rates at 17%, one in six children are affected. Before we jump in too quickly to put all the blame on their parents, let’s take a look at this short 1½ -minute video about fast food marketing targeting children.