How To Overcome Past Dieting Failures
Health and Nutrition

How To Overcome Past Dieting Failures

It appears that we Americans love to diet.  At any given time, 40% of us are trying.  And this is often a repeat performance…something that has been tried multiple times.  Dieting has an upside.  Studies show that it gives dieters a temporary feeling of taking control, doing something positive, and then recording the win when…

The Ultimate Food Fight
Health and Nutrition

The Ultimate Food Fight

Ever notice that we Americans can’t seem to feel comfortable with food? Here, I am not talking about comfort foods, but that will probably come up later.  It seems that ever since marketing and science have been flooding our experiences, we have gotten confused about the role of food in our lives.  Is it a…

The Mysteries of Intermittent Fasting
Health and Nutrition

The Mysteries of Intermittent Fasting

Perhaps this is a cruel time to be talking about intermittent fasting since the holidays are coming upon us.  But, there has been a lot of buzz about this lately.  Just in case you are wondering about what the hype is about, I wanted to get into it a bit, and give you different ways…

8 Questions To Ask Before Going On a Diet
Health and Nutrition | Mindset

8 Questions To Ask Before Going On a Diet

Let’s just say that the stats on diet failure are frightening.  Diets fail.  Again and again.  In fact, there is around a 95% failure rate.  And yet people keep trying another and another and another.  More stats:  The average person who is trying to lose weight does so 4-5 times a year!  This group of…

Feeling Sleepy?  Good!
Health and Nutrition

Feeling Sleepy? Good!

You see health magazines and professional organizations constantly extolling the virtues of a good night’s rest.  In fact, in the fields of health coaching, weight loss, and improving lifestyles, sleep is ALWAYS listed as one of the KEY factors.  In spite of that, sleep often seems to play second fiddle to the other areas of…

Is Inflammation an Evil Meanie?
Health and Nutrition

Is Inflammation an Evil Meanie?

You see it all over the place, especially on the cover of those magazines at the grocery store checkout. Inflammation is now Public Enemy #1, at least in the health world. Is it really that bad? What happens to you if you have it? How can you get rid of it? All good questions. Let’s…