Seeing that it is the beginning of the year, I thought it was a good time for us all to think about what we want to see for ourselves in 2022. No question, I’m sure, that everyone wants to get back to a more normal life. The COVID virus won too many battles last year. And, of course, if you’re...Read more
What do these words have in common? The definition of “Intuitive” is what one feels to be true, without the need for conscious reasoning. On the other hand, being “Instinctive” is doing something automatically.
What these have in common is the concept that no thought is necessary....Read more
I’ve been watching the television series, “Networld”, hosted by Niall Ferguson. If you haven’t seen it, check out whether you can view it on-demand. It was on PBS. Ferguson points out that such companies as Facebook and Google have been so successful because of social networking. For...Read more
I love that word “hangry” – hungry and angry. Whoever came up with the term, kudos. It says it all. We all have probably experienced that feeling when it’s not officially time for a meal, but we’re slightly hungry. When we get to this point, we should know that we’ve waited too...Read more
I’m reading a great book by Chip and Dan Heath called “The Power of Moments”.
They dive into the subject of making life more meaningful by increasing the number of memorable moments we have in life. When you think back on the years you’ve lived, how many memorable moments were there? The...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
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
I’m sure you’re heard a lot about the controversy over the winner of the 2014’s The Biggest Lower competition, Rachel Frederickson. She dropped 155 pounds in the span of 7 months. That’s about 22 pounds per month. While impressive, it’s not a healthy way to lose weight. As a dietitian and weight-loss...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 MBTI® (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator®) terms, goal-setting is everything for iNtuitives. It’s the carrot that pulls them forward. (If you’re not familiar with type, go to “About Personality Typing” and watch the slideshow on personality typing. There’s also...Read more