Category Archives: Fitness and Sports

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

Eating Disorder Myths

I would be able to tell if I knew someone with an eating disorder, right? Maybe not. What do you think a person who has an eating disorder looks like? When I ask people this question, most people have an image of a thin teenage girl. She…

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2011

Today marks the start of National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (February 20-26, 2011). This year’s theme “It’s Time to Talk about It”, emphasizes the need to talk about eating disorders. The hope is to increase awareness by talking about the seriousness of eating disorders, and…

Orianna

Yoga: Getting Back to the Basics

I recently noticed that my life had become filled with countless “to-do” lists.  I was on “auto-pilot” – cruising along and working through tasks on my “to-do” list, without ever pausing to experience or appreciate my surroundings. It was clear to me that the change I needed…

Let's Move

Let’s Move!

Michelle Obama recently launched a campaign called “Let’s Move”, which is focused on reducing the number of obese children and adolescents. The goals for her campaign are to teach parents to make healthier choices, get healthier food options into schools, and to get kids to…