The new year is a popular time to curb post-holiday temptations -- and often it's our self-control that lets us down. These five tips will help you sit through cravings, whether it's reaching for an extra helping or the office cookie jar.
Are we doing our kids justice when we do things for them that we could actually teach them how to do instead? I'm not sure who to give credit to because so many have said this and it feels so true.
Even though some expert gave you "permission" to eat a limited amount of a favorite food like chocolate, these subtle messages feed unconscious feelings of judgment and deprivation that may lead to paradoxical overeating.
Nancy explores how fear in your everyday life affects your success and personal relationships. Healthy living experts join HuffPost Live to discuss how we can identify the fears that hold us back and how we can conquer them.
Karen Chang joins HuffPost Live to discuss how even at age 26, she is petrified to get behind the wheel of a car.
In a 2011 interview with Public Radio International's "Living on Earth," Cornell professor Sera Young noted that most pica
The best way to ensure you are eating the highest quality, most nutritious food possible is to prepare your own food in your own kitchen. We are all chefs. You don't have to be trained at Le Cordon Bleu to know your way around a kitchen.
I probably don't have to tell you that confessing to the dermatologist what had happened was rather embarrassing. She looked at me completely perplexed and said (point blank), "You can't lick knives." This is when I earnestly reminded her, "You don't understand. There was still peanut butter on it."
Self awareness, and in particular, paying attention to what and why you eat, is key to conquering any weight or food addiction issues.
So, if fear helps motivate us, what's wrong with injecting a bit of fear into our lives, so that we improve them? First, we can examine how well fear works as a motivator, and then see how it trips us up.