What Makes You Happy? And How Can You Do More Of It?

I woke up this morning and reflected on a meeting I had last night with John (name has been changed), a very smart, successful businessman and father of two young children who found out last year he had a tumor and that he might only have a week to live. To make a long story […]

What Are You Thankful For — Even After Thanksgiving Is Over

There are many reasons to love Thanksgiving, even for a foreigner like myself who never celebrated this holiday prior to arriving in the US. Spending time with loved ones and remembering why you are thankful is a wonderful thing with very positive emotional and physical implications. This past weekend, seeing everyone sharing in person and […]

10 Tips for a Healthy Halloween

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This week’s guest blog is written by Andrea Berez, MS, RD. Andrea is a registered dietitian and a certified specialist in pediatric nutrition.  For more information about her services and to read her bio, check out our team page at http://lwwellness.com/about/our-team/.   Halloween is just around the corner, and your kids can’t stop talking about […]

Identifying Eating Disorders in Young Children: What Can You Do As A Parent?

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If you’ve read some of my recent blogs, you are probably somewhat familiar with my journey and years of struggling with an eating disorder. Most of those blogs focus on my young adult years, but these past few weeks, I’ve been approached by several moms who are concerned about their kids developing disordered eating habits […]

Why I Refuse to Listen to Vanessa Hudgens for Dieting Advice

This week’s blog is written by Kimberly Hershenson, LMSW. I open my morning newspaper and see a large picture of actress Vanessa Hudgens in bikini bottoms and a tight shirt with the headline “no carbs” in regards to how she “looks so good.” As an eating disorder therapist, this is honestly horrifying to me. Vanessa […]