Finding Balance this March

Yesterday I went to yoga for the first time in months. I feel good today, pleasantly sore, but that class was. not. easy. The balancing poses have always been some of my strongest, but yesterday confirmed that my yoga hiatus had taken its toll. My legs wobbled in the longer holds. I found it hard to keep my face calm …

The Psychology of New Year’s Resolutions

Staring at the cursor blinking patiently on this computer screen, it is easy to remember the power a blank page can hold. Before this document is littered with run-on sentences, errant apostrophes, and tired cliches,  it can be imagined transformed into a perfectly crafted piece of writing. It allows us to believe again, for a few fleeting moments, in perfection. …

How to Stay Stress-free Over the Holidays

Here at the Center for the Psychology of Women, we know that holidays can be a complicated time of year with some really great highs and some pretty bad lows. All the craziness that surround this season can rob us of the holiday cheer. I have a few tips on how to make the holidays exactly what you want. Visualize what …

How to Gain Control over Emotional Eating during the Holidays

Halloween is over, and thanks to the over-zealous decorators at Macyʼs and other retailers, that means Thanksgiving and Christmas are right around the corner. So, we start thinking about holiday shopping, travel plans, and the big one…Food. I decided to Google “holiday eating,” and got link after link to “helpful” websites that listed tips on how to fight emotional eating, …