Because we’re human, we ask questions. When it comes to being overweight, there are many questions such as: “Why am I overweight? “When did it actually happen?” “What can I do to lose the weight?” And if you’ve already tried to lose weight and haven’t succeeded in keeping it off...Read more
After reading Daniel Kahneman’s latest book, “Thinking, Fast and Slow”, I saw how clearly his work regarding fast thinking and slow thinking aligns with personality typing based on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® (MBTI®). As a dietitian and practitioner of the MBTI®, I’ve always wanted...Read more
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
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
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
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
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 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
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