Emotional Eating

It’s the reason why so many diets fail: We don’t always eat just to satisfy hunger. Many of us also turn to food to relieve stress or cope with unpleasant emotions such as sadness, loneliness, or boredom. And after eating, we feel even worse. Not only does the...

National Eating Disorder Awareness Month

As many as 20 million women and 10 million men experience an eating disorder at some point in their lives (Wade, Kelski-Rahkonen, & Hudson, 2011) The average age that eating disorders begin: Anorexia Nervosa: 19 years old Bulimia Nervosa: 20 years old Binge...

7 Reasons Why Riding Improves Your Life

People who have been around horses know that these amazing creatures are the best of friends a person can have and nobody and nothing in the world substitute them. They also what benefits they get from being around horses and what does it means to touch a horse and...

Addiction vs. Dependence

Addiction is synonymous with substance use disorder, and abuse means the same thing as misuse. But the terms dependence, addiction and abuse are not interchangeable. The distinctions between the words are important to understand because addiction is often a...