Friday 5: Health and Wellness

Here are my go to spots this week for finding solid information about your mental and physical well-being!

  1. Many of us “moralize” food choices.  Marketers use words like “sinful” and “heavenly” in the context of food.  This article from The Washington Post explores how ‘guilt-free’ foods are a lie. (The Washington Post)
  2. Have you decided to improve your health-style, but aren’t sure where to start? Here are 8 tips to create food awareness. (
  3. The last Conversation You’ll Ever Need to Have About Eating Right. Solid Advice from Mark Bittman and doctor David L. Katz. And also amusing. (
  4. Inside food cravings: How to deal when you’re just dying to have that cookie. (Washington Post)
  5. Riding the “diet rollercoaster?” Taking weight loss off of the table as a goal and refocusing on healthy behaviors may be the best shot for actual wellness. (The Washington Post)
Jamie Dana

Jamie Dana

Jamie Dana, MC, LPC, helps teens and adults overcome mental roadblocks and achieve their goals to live an elevated life. Specialties include research-based interventions to address stress and anxiety, trauma, self-esteem, eating issues and struggles of the gifted and high-achieving population. For more information about her techniques, services and additional resources to help you succeed, check her out at or follow us on Facebook and Instagram. You can also Contact her to schedule an initial appointment today