Category: Holidays

‘Tis The Season: A Food Frenzy Survival Guide

Uh ohhhhh … they’re baaaack … the holidays! They come one after the other, in rapid fire: Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year’s Eve. How are you going to handle all the fattening foods and drinks that inevitably accompany every party, gathering or event? Food is a big and wonderful part of [Read more...]

New Year, New You? or . . . Different Year, Same Sh*t?

Over the years, in keeping in touch with many clients who have achieved and were maintaining their goal weights, I’ve come to realize a pattern: Much more had taken place in their lives than just waking up one morning a year or two or longer ago and having an epiphany that THAT was the [Read more...]

Have a Healthy Chanukah

The festival of Chanukah is one of the best loved holidays in the Jewish calendar. The powerful images of the miracles of the Jewish victory over the Selucid Greeks in the 2nd Century BCE and the miracle of the one-day supply of oil burning eight days in the rededication of the Temple are an annual [Read more...]

High Holy Healthy Days

A holiday is a holy day because it interrupts the daily flow of our usually very busy lives with messages and reminders that we need to make life worth living. As we approach the Jewish New Year in a few days, the holy days of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur that so many will observe, [Read more...]