healthy holiday eating

Redefining the Word “Stress”

People often talk about “holiday stress.” But what does that really mean? Are the holidays stressful in and of themselves? Why do tasks like holiday shopping, decorating, cooking, and wrapping presents stress some people out, while making others feel joyful and cheery? These two very different responses to so-called “stressful” events help to highlight the(…)

6 Guidelines for Healthy Holiday Eating

Over the holidays, many people fall into the pattern of overeating, feeling guilty, and then trying to repent by setting strict resolutions come New Year’s Day. Why do we believe the only way to make up for indulging in “bad” foods this time of year is to set unrealistic expectations for later? This attitude of(…)