How do you cope with sadness?

How do you cope with feeling blue? I’m not talking about the “don’t want to get out of bed depression” but the “just not feeling like yourself” sadness. Many times we can resort to unhealthy or dysfunctional coping mechanism because they are quick and easy, but many times they leave us feeling worse than we had before. Hangover, anyone? Prevention …

What is “bikini season” like as women get older?

It is almost bikini season and with each year that passes my relationship to this time of year evolves. As I get older my body changes in new and exciting ways and in ways that at times make me insecure. There is a growing awareness of eating disorders in women who are middle aged and older. It was thought to …

How Women Can Recover from Trauma by Finding the Viking Warrior Within

When I think of battle scars, visions of burly viking men wielding huge swords come to mind. I imagine their strength, both physical and mental, enabling them to withstand intense battle and come out alive, even victorious. They wore the scars like badges of honor, evidence of their courage and bravery. OK, it may be that I’ve read too many …