By Debbie Koenig
Summer’s halfway over already! Here’s what I’ve been reading this month:
What an interesting idea: Walking barefoot on grass regularly can improve your well-being. And there’s actual science to back it up! Living in NYC, I don’t get to do that very often—but next time I go upstate you can bet I’ll be shucking my shoes as soon as I get there.
How well do you estimate the amount of sugar your kids are eating? You’re probably not as proficient as you think.
When you need a little pick-me-up to stay on track, check out the Twitter hashtag #weightlossjourney.
Twenty-something years ago, when I was just a few pounds from goal, I was working out so fiendishly my trainer actually told me to pull back a bit. That’s right, instead of reducing my stress, exercise was adding to it. Wish I’d had this article to guide me out of that mess.
Have you ever heard the term “thin privilege”?
We’re all here at WW because—for whatever reason—we want to lose some weight. But in the meanwhile, it couldn’t hurt to work on loving ourselves as we are, right? Read this interview with Jes Baker, author of a new memoir called Landwhale, to see what I mean.
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