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The New Year’s Resolution of All Resolutions

December 27, 2019
The New Year’s Resolution of All Resolutions
Just as many will raise a glass of bubbly on New Year’s Eve and toast to a good year had and hope for a good following year, many are also making New Year’s resolutions.  The problem with resolutions is they’re like what Mary Poppins said in the movie of the same name — “They’re...Read more

The Art of Simplifying Your Resources

October 16, 2019
The Art of Simplifying Your Resources
Talk to any carpenter or building contractor and they’ll tell you that there’s always another tool they feel they could have in their tool box.  If they just had a particular blade or sander, their job would go much more smoothly and quickly.  So they get another toy.  But, one day they’ll...Read more

Do Type A People Have More Complicated Lives?

October 16, 2019
Do Type A People Have More Complicated Lives?
Are You Type A or Type B? We all know someone who is a Type A personality.  We typically think of them as fast-paced, competitive, very self-critical, quick to make decisions.  In their mind, whatever they’re working on should have been done yesterday.  They hate delays. A Type B personality...Read more

Who Has the Most Success Losing Weight?

July 8, 2014
Who Has the Most Success Losing Weight?
There are some interesting statistics on this Daily Infographic.  As a dietitian, I’m happy to see that most of the people surveyed wanted to lose weight because of concern for their health.  Many years ago, the numbers would have been different.  At that time, more people were concerned about...Read more

Is Sensing and iNtuiting a “how” or a “what” when it comes to making decisions?

November 25, 2013
Is Sensing and iNtuiting a "how" or a "what" when it comes to making decisions?
In personality typing and the MBTI®, there are four pairs of preference alternatives.  We tend to favor one preference within the category over another.  The MBTI® is an assessment tool to uncover what those favored preferences are.  After you’ve taken the MBTI®, you will be provided with...Read more

How to Jump Start Your Summer with a Few Weight-Loss Ideas

June 9, 2013
How to Jump Start Your Summer with a Few Weight-Loss Ideas
Some parts of the country are already into bathing suits while others are just starting to see it get warm enough for bathing suits. Wherever you live, here are a few tips on making sure you still fit into that bathing suit. While exercise is great for burning calories, it’s your general physical...Read more

Is Your Personality Type Making You Fat?

October 18, 2012
Is Your Personality Type Making You Fat?
I’ve contended since my first book, “Your Personality Prescription”, was published in 1999 that our personality types can be involved in our gaining weight but also can help us lose the weight.  As a dietitian, I don’t think anyone is a hopeless cause.  So, when I saw an article...Read more

Study Shows Your Personality Does Affect Your Weight

August 1, 2012
Study Shows Your Personality Does Affect Your Weight
How spontaneous or neurotic you are could dictate how much you weigh according to research published in the Journal of Psychology and Social Psychology.  I’m not surprised.  If you knew your personality type based on the MBTI®, you would appreciate the results of the study and how they apply...Read more

The Pig Personality Profile

August 1, 2012
The Pig Personality Profile
Gordon Cotton of Training and Development Marine Atlantic Inc. created this clever activity to help companies build strong team members in a fun way. Participants learn a lot about themselves and their fellow members.  While not a scientific test, see how your responses compare to the results you...Read more

Can Type A and Type B Personalities be Equated with MBTI Types?

November 24, 2011
Can Type A and Type B Personalities be Equated with MBTI Types?
I’ve wondered for a long time since I got involved with the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®), whether the results of the MBTI ®(a personality type questionnaire) would reveal those people who would be considered either Type A or Type B personality types. First, if you’re not familiar...Read more