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You are allowed to do whatever you want

You are allowed to do whatever you want

People are allowed to do whatever they want in their lives with or without your consent. This doesn’t mean that what others do or don’t do has to work for you – that you have to like it or not. This goes for you too. YOU are allowed to do whatever you want in your...
Exercise does not equal weight loss

Exercise does not equal weight loss

And now the Brits weigh in. No pun intended. Come on USDA. Save lives and turn the pyramid upside down! Exercise is great for you. There’s no doubt about it. However, exercise is not a way to weight loss! “Physical activity has little role in tackling obesity – and...
Choose better

Choose better

We think that when other people behave the way we think they should behave, our life will be better. Not true. When we choose to think better about other people, our life is great.[x_share title=”Share this Post” facebook=”true”...
Reality

Reality

BUT THAT’S NOT REALITY On a coaching call yesterday, my client kept returning to “but that’s not reality” when I offered up different ways to think about the challenging situations in her life. I’ve been thinking about it almost constantly since we talked. I believe...
Low fat is dying

Low fat is dying

Sweden has become the first Western nation to develop national dietary guidelines that reject the popular low-fat diet dogma in favor of  low-carb high-fat nutrition advice. The US is very far behind the curve. Here’s a link to the article. [x_share...
Feeling overwhelmed

Feeling overwhelmed

Many of us feel so overwhelmed in our lives. In addition, overwhelm often comes with confusion, lack of control and not knowing. When you have a problem that seems overwhelming take these action steps: 1. write down what you want to happen 2. write down what you have...
Low carb fuel food

Low carb fuel food

People who avoid carbohydrates and eat more fat, even saturated fat, lose more body fat and have fewer cardiovascular risks than people who follow the low-fat diet that health authorities have favored for decades, a major new study shows. Read more of this NYT...
Be the expert of your life

Be the expert of your life

When we repeat a behavior, we get better at that behavior. For example, we don’t have to think about driving home, or to church or to school. We operate on auto pilot. The same goes for patterns of behavior like overeating, yelling at the kids, arguing with our...
Eggs don’t cause heart attacks

Eggs don’t cause heart attacks

EGGS DON’T CAUSE HEART ATTACKS: SUGAR DOES by Dr. Mark Hyman It’s over. The debate is settled. It’s sugar, not fat, that causes heart attacks. Oops. Fifty years of doctors’ advice and government eating guidelines have been wrong. We’ve been told to swap eggs for...