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Creative Mindful Eating Tips for the Holidays

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 12.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

It's not easy to eat mindfully during the holidays! The good news is that it is possible. Here are a few simple psychological tips that can help you avoid overeating while still mindfully eating the foods you love.

Best Mid-Morning Snack to Keep You Satisfied and Energized

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 12.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

Do you need a recommendation for a mid-morning snack that will keep you satisfied until lunch? You work hard and need something to keep your energy u...

5 Ways to Be the Most Mindful Version of You

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

The word "best" can apply some internal pressure and adds an element of judgment. Mindful, by contrast, encourages action and a way of being. Here are five important aspects that can help you to be the most mindful version of yourself!

40 Brave Acts of Health and Wellness

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 03.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

Whether it is boldly marching into a new yoga class by yourself or calling the doctor to schedule a test you've been avoiding, you often have to muster up all your courage to step outside of your comfortable box and tread into uncharted territory.

5 Easy Ways To Stop Stress Eating

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 10.21.2013 | Fifty

It's the middle of the afternoon. You've got 37 unread messages, a pile of paperwork, and your boss just asked for tomorrow's report today. What do yo...

Freshman 15: Fact or Fiction?

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 01.04.2012 | College
Dr. Susan Albers

A recent study from Ohio State reconfirms that the freshman fifteen may actually be a "myth." Can you hear a collective sigh of relief from students all over the country?

The Pistachio Effect

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 09.21.2011 | Home
Dr. Susan Albers

The next time you have a craving for nuts it may be worth taking a scoop of pistachios in their shells. It's nice when a snack food can help you to naturally and easily eat more mindfully.

Bridal Beauty: Plastic Surgery vs. Killer Gown

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Dr. Susan Albers

If you love wedding shows, you are very fortunate. There are wedding T.V. shows springing up every day -- shows about the engagement, the wedding cak...

Oprah's 'Ah Ha' Moment About Food and Weight

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Dr. Susan Albers

It's a good time to be an Oprah fan, particularly if you are a chronic dieter or someone who frets about your weight.

Candy or Toys? A Halloween Dilemma

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

Should I give out candy for Halloween this year or take an entirely different route -- forget the candy and give away a small toy instead?

Was Lady Gaga's Raw Meat Dress Really So Strange?

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dr. Susan Albers

The vivid visual image of wearing what you eat gave many people a moment of pause to reconsider their food choices. What if all the food you ate today was glued to the outside of your body?

Why I Don't Hate Barbie Anymore

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Dr. Susan Albers

Barbie, as beautiful as she is, has had a tough life. She's not well liked by everyone. In fact, Barbie has taken a lot of heat for damaging women's body images, or at least being a symbol for it.

Another Photoshop Debacle

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Dr. Susan Albers

Here we go again. Didn't we learn anything from the Ralph Lauren photoshopping incident last year? See a clip of Crystal Renn, a "plus sized model" discussing her outrage at being made to look thinner in a recent photo shoot.

The Season Finale of the Price of Beauty

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Dr. Susan Albers

The self esteem of these L.A. girls had been severely damaged by the desire and need to be thin. It reconfirmed how often we measure our self worth in pounds not deeds.

Eating Mindfully for Earth Day: 9 Simple Tips

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dr. Susan Albers

There's no better time to recognize one of the most important things the earth provides -- wonderful food. The real challenge is eating it mindfully. Here are a simple few tips.

Warning: The KFC Double Down Could Be Hazardous to Your Health

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

Have you seen the latest Kentucky Fried Chicken Sandwich just released? It is called the "Double Down." And not everyone is thrilled about such an out of the box (or should I say out of the bun) idea.

The Price of Beauty: Are Eyes Sexy?

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dr. Susan Albers

On VH1's Price of Beauty, women in Marrakech pointed out that you can be sexy with just your eyes. It's the anti-Victoria Secret approach to seduction.

Fat Is Beautiful

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dr. Susan Albers

Jessica Simpson seemed to really like a country that appreciates a woman with curves. It was the bugs and the creepy crawly things in Uganda that she could do without.

Kara DioGuardi and the New Eating Disorder

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

It's not just about overeating. When your eating is out of control, causes you distress or is impacting your physical and emotional health, you may have Binge Eating Disorder.

The Price of Beauty (Part III)

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dr. Susan Albers

It was off to Mumbai for Jessica Simpson and her crew on VH1's The Price of Beauty to find the definition of beauty in India.

What da Vinci's Last Supper Reveals About Mindless Eating

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

Consider how scientists might evaluate what we eat 200 years from now. What would today's commercials or pictures of people eating tell your great grandchildren about the way we eat?

The Price of Beauty (Part II)

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

On The Price of Beauty, Jessica Simpson discussed the scary and dangerous part of the fashion world -- the enormous pressure to be thin.

Sneak Peek at the Naked Chef

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dr. Susan Albers

Last night was the sneak peak of Jamie Oliver's TV show, Food Revolution. He's well known as the "naked chef." Now, he is travelling across America to help people eat healthier to improve their lives.

Manorexic Mannequins?

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Dr. Susan Albers

Do we see pressure for men to have an "ideal body type" in other ways besides mannequins? Sure. Men are now being subjected to airbrushing in the media to give them the perfect body.

Join Operation Beautiful

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

The mission, according to www.operationbeautiful.org, is to "post anonymous notes in public places for other women to find."