Dr. Kim Foster

Are Self-Employed People Happier?

Have you ever been listening to the radio and the promo jingle for the station comes on, claiming their music selection can “make your workday go faster”? It’s the kind of thing that makes me feel incredibly sad… Read More

5 Reasons Stress May Be Causing Your Weight Gain

Angela was desperate to lose weight. Over the past six months she’d noticed her weight going up but couldn’t figure out why. As far as Angela could tell, she was eating the same things she always had. Her… Read More

How To Conquer Emotional Eating

When I was a new mom—sleep-deprived and struggling under the overwhelm of first-time motherhood—I would go on a daily walk, pushing my stroller to the closest Starbucks. After a short, numb stroll that I barely remembered I would… Read More

How To Cultivate Mindfulness In Your Everyday Life

When I was a medical student, I loved surgery. The operating room experience is like nothing else, and there’s something deeply satisfying about solving a problem so definitively. Tumor? You cut it out. Infection? You drain it. Voila…. Read More

Healthy Mommy: Me Time

I frequently write about the challenges moms face in terms of getting healthy (and staying there). One of the things I’ve been thinking about recently is the challenge of Me Time. On my personal blog, I shared a… Read More

Beauty Rescue: The Eyes Have It

Are the bags under your eyes bigger than the purse you carry? Are your dark circles heading into Rocky Horror Picture Show territory? The tissues around our eyes are a highly responsive area of our faces–all our woes, illnesses, and sins show up… Read More

The Three Spheres Of Stress Detox

I’m preparing a workshop called Stress Detox that I’m giving next week, so I’ve been thinking about stress a lot lately. It’s a topic I’ve written about many times in the past…but looking back on my old posts, I… Read More

How To Have A Healthy Christmas

There’s nothing quite like illness to wreck your holidays, am I right? Give yourself the gift of health this year. Here are my thoughts on how to stay healthy this holiday season: Avoid colds & the flu. Seems like… Read More

How To Face The Fear Of Cancer

I have written about cancer in the past (how to prevent it, what foods help fight it, new research into prevention…), and I’ve certainly touched on the fear of cancer in previous posts (and TV appearances!). But today, on… Read More

Stress Relief, STAT

Yesterday I wrote a post called Stress Relief For Moms in 60 Seconds Flat. The rationale: moms typically have stupid amounts of stress. But also: no time. Sure, it would be great to decompress on a regular basis with standing… Read More