Maintaining Your Health Through the Stress of Divorce
It is incredibly challenging to maintain your health during the divorce process. Some of us overeat, some of us stop eating altogether. Many spend a lot of time on the couch, while others exercise non-stop. So how do you find the right balance and choose a more positive response to such a stressful time? Today’s guest has designed a blueprint to help you eat right, keep moving and take care of your social and spiritual needs.
Dinah Barr-Campanaro is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) credentialed by the Commission on Dietetic Registration and a Certified Dietary Manager (CDN) and Certified Food Protection Professional (CFPP) credentialed by the Certifying Board for Dietary Managers. She serves as an active member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as well as the Association of Nutrition and Foodservice Professionals.
Today, Dinah joins Katherine to discuss the challenges around maintaining a healthy lifestyle during the divorce process. She walks us through her four-fold, holistic approach, addressing proper nutrition, adequate physical activity, recuperative self-care and care of the soul. Dinah shares insight on choosing a variety of nutrient-dense, whole foods that boost immunity and prevent inflammation. She explains the value of balance in terms of exercise, socialization and alcohol intake. Listen in and commit to a plan that promotes your physical and spiritual health during the divorce process.
Dinah’s holistic approach to maintaining health during stressful times
- Proper nutrition
- Physical activity
- Recuperative self-care
- Care of the soul
How to calculate appropriate caloric intake
How divorce can impact your self-image
The value in choosing nutrient-dense, whole foods
Dinah’s insight on weight training to improve muscle mass
How an anti-inflammatory diet promotes health
The role of rest, sleep, recreation and social engagement
How a formal or informal spiritual practice promotes healing
The danger in self-medicating with alcohol
- Moderation is key
- Consider nutritional impact
How to commit to a healthy eating plan
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