Five Healthy Tips for Coping with the Media’s Messages about Beauty
We are bombarded today with mixed messages about what defines beauty, what the ideal body looks like and how to accomplish that ideal. How do you cope with these messages without falling into the dangerous and potentially deadly behaviors associated with an eating disorder? If you have struggled with an eating disorder like bulimia in […]
Tennie’s Coming To Indianapolis
Tennie McCarty is pairing up with CITYOGA in Indianopolis to present “Life Happens…What Now? Shades of Hope Five-Day Intensive Workshop: Exploring Grief, Trauma & Addiction,” taking place August 29 – September 2, 2012, at the Oakwood Retreat Center in Selma, Indiana. The five-day intensive workshop will be presented by best-selling author and Shades of Hope […]
Jamie Oliver: Why We Need to Learn to Cook – by Jilian Michaels
“Who speaketh the truth? It is I, Jamie Oliver!” I stumbled across an article this morning. I’ve heard his name, this Brit, this Jamie Oliver and his ‘Food Revolution’ seem to be quite the talk. Another diet show? Now, I know the show isn’t new… but it is new to me. You see, I don’t watch […]
Meal plan safe smoothies, thank you higher power!
So, okay. I live in Abilene, TX… a place short on “Smoothie” shops. Apparently the Smoothie King closed down before I moved here. Bummer. Oh, how I dream of my big city Jamba Juice’s and such! Oh well, let’s stay in today, shall we? In my addiction I was a huge ice cream and milk shake […]
Is junk food as addictive as Heroin or Cocaine?
A recent newspaper headline announced: “Fatty Foods May Be Just as Addictive as Heroin and Cocaine.” This bold declaration was written due to evidence presented in a new study published in Nature Neuroscience. This three-year study provides compelling scientific evidence that junk food addiction may explain why you start drooling like Homer Simpson when you […]