I have struggled with food and weight for longer than I could remember. I always wanted dessert and lots of it! I was constantly overeating and I was moody, sad and displayed symptoms of depression. Eventually, I gave up and stopped caring about my health. I always wished I could just eat whatever I want […]
Weighty Matters on My Mind – Can Weight Lifting & Exercise help Depression? How many of you have told yourselves that you want to lose 20 lb. by an event that you have in 3 days? Why stop there? Why not lose 10 lb. today? I’ve had so many goals around weight loss – lose […]
Prior to running the marathon, I ran a yearly 5k on Thanksgiving just to eat more and see if I could still do it. I watched Erika’s Lighthouse runners two years ago at the Chicago marathon and loved the energy of the day. Of course, Erika’s Lighthouse is near and dear to my heart and […]
How many of you take your phone into the bathroom? Keep your head down as you walk through a store? Check your phone while you’re talking or “listening” to another person? Not picking up your head as you walk up or down the stairs? Ever find yourself talking on the phone while also madly searching […]
Many of us look to the New Year as a fresh start. It is a chance at doing something we have had sights on and may have never found the time (or the motivation) to actually do, whether it is losing weight, learning a new language or saving money.
Writer/blogger, Jim Higley of the Bobblehead Dad, Asks Erika’s Lighthouse, “What does every parent need to know about teenage depression and suicide?” Described as “Martha Stewart meets MacGyver,” Jim Higley has become an inspiring voice to people worldwide who daily enjoy his print and online columns for the Huffington Post and The Good Men Project. […]