I've been selected as a finalist for the Authors Show 2011 Contest, "50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading," based on having been interviewed by them about NICE GIRLS FINISH FAT and an essay I was required to write for the contest. Now on to the voting, which is where you come in. Out of 113 finalists, 50 will be chosen for the "50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading" 2011 book they publish, and…

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Think you know what makes people feel happy and enjoy life? Weight loss or becoming wealthy don’t cut it. Conclusions in a Parade Magazine article (“Sunny Side Up” by Colleen Oakley, 7/31/11) might surprise you. Some highlights.

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Here’s a lament I hear repeatedly from clients: I was out and got really hungry and since I didn’t have any food with me, I ended up eating food I really didn’t want and now I feel crummy and mad at myself. Sound familiar? If so, why not start planning ahead?

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If you haven’t heard about the Health at Every Size (aka HAES) movement, you’re missing out on a critical approach to working through food and body issues. Described by Dr. Linda Bacon in HEALTH AT EVERY SIZE (in her new 2010 edition), this well-documented and enlightening guide to living healthfully at any and every size is guaranteed to make you feel better about yourself and your body.

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