Finding Freedom from Overeating

Freedom from Overeating, Binge Eating, and Emotional Eating

Why can’t I stop overeating? If you are a binge eater, emotional eater, or compulsive overeater, you probably spend a lot of time asking yourself this question. You’re not alone – many overeaters are extremely accomplished in other areas of their lives but struggle to change their eating behaviors.

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Your Body on Breathwork

What is breathwork?

Breathwork is a daily practice here at the retreat, and for good reason: connecting with your breath is a powerful and easily accessible way to boost physical and mental health. So what is breathwork, why do we do it, and how can you get started at home?

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All About Fascia: Keeping Your Connective Tissue Healthy

Have you ever had pain or discomfort you couldn’t identify, or lingering tightness and tension that you just couldn’t shake? Have you ever wondered why techniques like foam rolling can “hurt so good,” or why a massage can trigger an intense emotional reaction? The answer lies in understanding fascia – the thin sheath of fibrous connective tissue that surrounds every muscle, bone, nerve, artery, and organ in the body.

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3 Self-Care Tips for Binge Eating Recovery

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If you’ve ever been a binge eater, you know that awful feeling that comes along after a binge. These are difficult moments to navigate. What steps should you take, post-binge, to start steering yourself in a healthy direction? We asked food addiction expert Lisette Cifaldi to weigh in.

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Breathing for Less Stress

Breathing For Less Stress

  You alone have the power to control your stress levels, and it’s simpler than you may think. Step back and take a look at your schedule – are you leaving time to breathe? With work and family commitments, self-care can seem like an unattainable goal or even an indulgence. Our bodies were not made…

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I am ready for Forest Bathing, are you?

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Imagine if your doctor prescribed a specific amount of time in nature when you were feeling depressed? Doctors do this in Japan where it’s a cornerstone of health care, and healing referred to as Shinrin Yoku. This simple practice translates as “Forest Bathing,” and is now catching the attention of Americans everywhere because of the…

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Five Tips for Handling Holiday Stress (Plus a Bonus Tip!)

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Walk in any grocery store around the country right now and the first thing you see is Halloween candy piled high, front and center, on display in all its spooky orange and black glory. And so it begins: The Holiday Season. Along follows Thanksgiving, which comedian Lewis Black calls “Christmas: Part 1.” Next is Christmas…

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