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It’s Not Just What You Eat, But Why

It’s Not Just What You Eat, But Why

By Michelle May, M.D. Many people have the mistaken belief that their problems with food are caused by what and how much they eat. Those are important but they only tell part of the story. In fact, what you eat and how much you eat […]

Reclaiming Our Health Begins in Our Kitchens

Reclaiming Our Health Begins in Our Kitchens

Most Americans don’t eat food anymore. They eat factory-made, industrially produced food-like substances – what I call Frankenfoods – that contain things like trans fats, high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS), monosodium glutamate (MSG), preservatives, pesticides, and antibiotics. Today’s industrial food-like substances have hijacked our taste buds […]

Secret Recipe For A Stress Free Holiday

Secret Recipe For A Stress Free Holiday

The holidays are here again – and for many of you that means added stress.  After all, you likely to have several social events, a long list of people you need to send holiday cards to, and the challenge of braving crowds at the mall […]

Slow Down to Speed UP! Can Mindful Eating Increase Your Metabolism?

Slow Down to Speed UP! Can Mindful Eating Increase Your Metabolism?

Can mindful eating increase your metabolism? If you really want to make a difference in your health, stop worrying so much about what you eat and start paying attention to how you eat. According to Marsha Hudnall, MS, RD, CD, at The Center For Mindful Eating, […]

Can Stress Reduction Lead to Weight Reduction?

Can Stress Reduction Lead to Weight Reduction?

Is stress causing your weight gain? Reduce stress- I realize this is not always an easy thing to do.  Most of us are juggling way too much and going through the day at warp speed, trying to get more and more done.  By having a high […]

Relax into a Natural Eating Rhythm 

Relax into a Natural Eating Rhythm 

Learn to pay attention to your body’s cues for huger and meal time. Not hungry first thing in the morning? It could be because you are eating too late in the evening. Skipping meals during the day to “save” calories for dinner? You could be […]

Meditation For People Who Don’t Have Time To Meditate

Meditation For People Who Don’t Have Time To Meditate

Too busy to meditate? It’s true that meditation can be done anywhere, at any time and doesn’t require any special training or equipment. So why don’t you make the time to do it? The benefits of meditation include lowering blood pressure, reducing insomnia, easing anxiety […]

Body Language: Listen to the Inner Wisdom of Your Body

Body Language: Listen to the Inner Wisdom of Your Body

Your body has been shaped by your beliefs about your value and worthiness. In “A Course in Weight Loss” Marianne Williamson said, “Overeating is an act of spiritual starvation… Manifesting your perfect weight is simply a natural result of realigning with your true self.” So […]

Learning to Forgive Yourself

Learning to Forgive Yourself

One of the first steps on the road to wellness is to heal yourself. The best place to start is with forgiveness.  You may have done a lot of work on forgiving people who have “done you wrong”, but tell me, have you forgiven yourself? […]

Boni Oian- Claim Your Life Radio Show

Boni Oian- Claim Your Life Radio Show

Boni Oian, Author of “Claim Your Life” invited me to be a guest on her radio show. “Claim Your Life” Radio Show with Boni Oion & Holly Toscanini July 2015 from Holly Toscanini on Vimeo. In this Episode, Boni and I discussed the challenges of […]


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