Article Archive for Mind-Body Fitness

Healthy eating for the holidays
The holidays are a time for cheer and family get-togethers. They are a time for gift-giving and rejoicing. Unfortunately, they...
Eat Right During the Holidays from The FIRM’s nutrition expert
You can enjoy the holiday festivities while avoiding holiday weight gain. Sound impossible? Well, it won’t be if you follow my 5-...
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...