Intuitive Eating

By |February 24th, 2015|

By: Sarah Zucker, PsyD.

The diet industry makes a considerable amount of its money off of our chronic displeasure with our bodies. It can count on us to return to diets over and over again, even though they don’t work for 95% of people.  Although it is more likely that [...]

New Year’s Goals

By |January 15th, 2015|

By: Sarah Zucker, Psy.D.
Happy New Year! It’s the NEW YEAR! Doesn’t that make you excited!? No? You mean at the stroke of midnight you didn’t instantly feel like a new and improved version of yourself? If you didn’t go to the gym, learn French, cut out gluten, finish [...]

Reflection on Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh

By |November 14th, 2014|

By: Sarah Zucker, Psy.D.

As Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh lays in critical condition in the hospital, I decided to take a little while to reflect on his life and what he has meant to me and so many others. He may have passed away already by the time this [...]

Childhood Obesity and Its Negative Implications

By |August 25th, 2014|

By: Sarah Zucker, PsyD


September is Childhood Obesity Awareness month. Besides having potentially devastating consequences for physical health, childhood obesity has well-documented negative implications on children’s mental health as well.

According to the Center for Disease Control, more than one third of children and adolescents were overweight or obese in 2012. [...]