As a Registered Dietitian, one of my career goals is to show people that eating healthfully for life doesn’t have to be confusing, complicated, or
Bellingham, Washington In 2011, I was racing in the Canadian Cross Country Championships in Vancouver, British Columbia and then 3 weeks later, I was racing
Unfortunately, there are many variables that are beyond our control on race day. Inclement weather, stomach bugs, and eternally long porta potty lines are just
As a registered dietitian, I pride myself in taking care that my nutritional needs are met through my diet. I eat fish twice a week,
It has been an atypical running year for me. Usually I average one race a month with a couple key races a year to which
We are living in a day and age of extremes − extreme violence, extreme weather, even extreme sports (the 200 mile is the new 100
I often see pictures in my Instagram feed of couples smiling at their selfie stick, stoked to have climbed to the top of a mountain hand in hand. But what you don’t see is all the blood, sweat, tears, cursing and yelling that it sometimes takes to get to that peak.
Exposure therapy is one of the most common techniques in behavior therapy used to treat anxiety disorders. As anyone with anxiety can attest, exposing oneself to your greatest fears is easier said than done…
Sometimes I get jealous of runners whose parents are successful athletes. I envy athletes who have been exposed to sport their whole life and who have had guidance and knowledge from a young age.
Many people use the words anxiety and panic attack casually. “I went to the market and they were out of my organic, crunchy, GMO-free peanut butter. I almost had a panic attack!” Really?
Fear is the primary motivator of the human species.