Non-Screen Time Activities for a Quarantine

Los Angeles is officially on lock down with most public facilities and nonessential businesses closing their doors to customers, with the exception of ordering online, for takeout, or for delivery. Some people have even been fined for exiting their homes or driving to places that can potentially be contagious. Easier said than done, but there’s … More Non-Screen Time Activities for a Quarantine

Diet and Exercise: Fulfilling Your Soul or Filling a Void

Differentiating between taking care of yourself with positive deeds versus using positive deeds as coping mechanisms to ignore underlying problems is probably the most difficult mystery to solve. We generally picture alcoholism, drug abuse, compulsive shopping, self-harm, binging (food, television, etc.), or even sexual intercourse as forms of coping mechanisms that do little to no … More Diet and Exercise: Fulfilling Your Soul or Filling a Void

Health and Diet Updates: The Official Game Plan

Good morning, everybody! How are you today? Well, it’s been quite an interesting winter break for me—I’ve experienced many minor and a couple of major road-bumps along with a vast number of sky-high flies for the month of relaxation. If you did not read my last blog post regarding my goals for 2017, then you … More Health and Diet Updates: The Official Game Plan

Emotional Eating + The Reverse: How to Get Out of Both

Something that I believe is much more common than we think is emotional eating. It can actually come in the smallest gestures such as treating yourself to an extra serving of veggies or a piece of chocolate out of sadness or to feel happier, even if sometimes you’re already full. Emotional eating is not a serious … More Emotional Eating + The Reverse: How to Get Out of Both