Article Archive for Mind-Body Fitness

Eat, drink, shop, sleep and be merry!
Holiday weight gain may seem like a cliché, but like most clichés, there's some truth behind it. Many of us add at least a couple...
Pack your plate without packing on pounds
If you’re thinking about starting a diet, now is not a good time. While it would be great to fit into that little black dress on...
How yoga can be a remedy for holiday hangovers
This time of year even the most fit and health-minded of us can find ourselves with a raging, throbbing, post-celebration...
How to Enjoy the Holidays Without Gaining Weight
Ayurvedic expert John Douillard, D.C., Ph.D., author of The 3-Season Diet and Body, Mind, and Sport, shares his top tips for...
Winterize your skin, avoid cold and flu season, defeat seasonal depression and more!
It’s almost heee-eere: Winter. If you’re anxiously anticipating cold dark days, nasty bugs, dry skin and the packing on of the...
Food and exercise strategies PLUS what to do with all those leftovers!
In my 15 years of counseling clients on weight loss, I have learned lots about what really causes people to gain weight. And...
6 yoga poses for pregnancy
I can remember so clearly the moment I first realized I was pregnant. I was driving, heading back to Brooklyn after visiting a...
Competition can be a path to personal and spiritual growth — if you strive together
Each Saturday my daughter straps on her shin guards and little-kid cleats — the ones with the pink shoelaces — and heads out to...
Desk work is a real pain in the neck, back, shoulders … Why suffer? Release the tension fast without getting up from your chair...
Yoga poses and personality
Every yogi, no matter how much or how little experience you have with yoga, has one: that particular pose you love above all...