Article Archive for Health & Wellness

Why seasonal food is better for you and the planet
Eat local. Eat what’s in season. Eat organic. Confused by multiple messages about what to eat and where to buy it?  We’ve looked...
The winter months can be quite humdrum when it comes to fresh produce. How many carrots, potatoes, apples and bananas can you eat...
You'll drink champagne, you'll kiss your honey at midnight and you'll wake up on January 1 with a pounding headache and lots of...
Kick Off the Year with Health-Minded Resolutions
Many of us do it year after year: come up with lofty New Year’s resolutions that end up being discarded before the end of...
Healthy eating at your holiday party
Last year I created a seven-course dinner to ring in 2007. But when I tallied the nutritional information, I realized I was...
Mindfulness techniques that can help you stay open-hearted to the people you love
The holidays mean lots of time spent with family, which can mean lots of opportunities for holiday stress. Whether your brother-...
Find the perfect healthy holiday recipe
Most of us eat "well" during the holidays, but many of us don't eat "healthy." It's hard with so much in-your-face temptation....
Bake healthy treats with The FIRM
 For me, one of the most nerve-racking aspects of the holiday season is finding gifts for everyone on my list. I want to say “...
Put Your Practice to Work this Holiday Season
Instead of enjoying a blissful sleigh ride over the river and through the woods, most of us will be enduring endless airport...
Avoiding holiday weight gain
Every health and fitness article around this time of year talks about how to avoid weight gain during the holidays. It is said...