How many times have you heard someone say, “I’m afraid I’ll binge on that,” “I’m a stress eater,” or “I’m a boredom eater?” Many people view themselves as “emotional” eaters and think they just need more self-control. However, what if it isn’t about control or restraint, but instead an unmet need? What does emotional eating … Continue reading Emotional eating: Why do we turn to food to cope with our feelings?
Sixth of seven articles in a series on how to talk to your children about cancer. Finding out that mom or dad has cancer is scary. As much as you want your kids to feel comfortable talking to you about their feelings and questions, they often hesitate to do so. Kids don’t want to see anyone get … Continue reading Talking to children about cancer: Supporting your children