New workshop! Winter Without the Blues: Preventing and Managing Seasonal Affective Disorder

WINTER WITHOUT THE BLUES: PREVENTING AND MANAGING SEASONAL AFFECTIVE DISORDER I am so excited to announce this upcoming workshop on October 20th at 6:30 pm at the 92nd Street Y. I’ll be co-teaching with friend, colleague, and wonderful naturopathic doctor, Dr. Peter Bongiorno (see below for his bio), on the prevention and management of seasonal […]

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The Joy of Granita

I am fortunate enough to be on the East Coast of Sicily in a little town called Furci Siculo, not far from Taormina. This is the town my partner grew up in; his parents still live here and every summer, their home draws the rest of the family from all directions to share stories, laughs, […]

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Announcing “The Dharma of Diet,” a 4-week e-Course with meditation instructor Susan Piver and me!

I am so excited to announce a new 4-week e-course in collaboration with meditation instructor, New York Times bestselling author, and wondrous being, Susan Piver, starting September 16th. This course came about as the result of a conversation (or several conversations) between Susan and myself about all the craziness, confusion, and paranoia that surrounds eating. […]

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What Is Your Disordered Eating Costing You?

In her most recent guest blog post, Terri Barger wrote about how seductive dieting can be and referred to the fact that is has become a billion dollar industry (that continues to grow). That got me thinking about how much dieting and disordered eating cost us, not just in dollars (though they’re significant), but also […]

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