Home is our sanctuary. Or it should be. In the past I used to get home from the office and de-stress with food. Some folks replace stress eating with alcohol after bariatric surgery. But I love to come home now and know that I will relax and unwind naturally, without turning to food or alcohol. […]
Is meditation just New Age mumbo-jumbo? Hardly. Meditation, nearly as old as humanity, always has been part of Eastern religions. Through meditation, we learn mindfulness, which focuses on self-empowerment through increasing awareness of being in the present moment. This enables us to overcome matters that stress us. “It’s not the events of our lives that […]
We often look far and wide for something that can improve health, when the solution may be sitting right under our noses. Here are some of the simplest ways to improve health complaints that many people are voicing daily. Aches and Pains It’s a very common health problem for people to suffer a stiff and painful back […]
Emotional eating is an attempt to erase discomfort with food. Many people use food to relieve stress only to find that it is not much of a solution. The relief it provides is short-lived and before you know it the issue is back. We are at the point where we started but with the additional […]
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Have you considered starting a garden? Here's how to get started. Remember put your hands to GOOD USE. Keep them busy so they don't start idly popping comfort foods into your mouth during this stressful time. AND gardening is a great stress reliever. #MyBariatricLife #bariatrics #bariatric www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1ixWDKDmjo ...