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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

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

Should I Weigh Myself Every Day?

April 21, 2015
Should I Weigh Myself Every Day?
  I used to tell my clients that weighing themselves every day was a waste of time.  Because you have to both decrease your calorie intake and increase your calorie expenditure by, on average, 3500 calories, there is no way a pound could be lost in a day’s time.  Even vigorous exercise...Read more

Losing Weight According to Your Personality Type

January 2, 2014
Losing Weight According to Your Personality Type
Personality type is at the root of our good behaviors as well as our not-so-healthy ones. The article, “10 Ways Your Personality Affects Your Weight” at http://fxn.ws/1ixdb6h evokes many of the personality preferences in the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. Take the free personality quiz on my...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

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

What did you see in the mirror this morning?

July 12, 2010
What did you see in the mirror this morning?
Did you check yourself out in the mirror this morning? If so, did you like what you saw? Or did you tell yourself that today is the day you’re seriously going to start losing the weight?  That you’re tired of looking and feeling the way you do. What if I were to suggest to you that a good...Read more