Figuring out how to lose weight these days is a lot like being Lieutenant Daniel Kaffee in the movie, A Few Good Men. “We want answers!” We want the truth! But can we handle the truth? The evidence suggests that the answer is no. The obesity rate in this country has soared to over 35% […]
New Year’s Day, 2024. It’s as cold as Iceland outside, but your living room is warm and comfortable. You are surrounded by your loving family. The fire crackles and smells like all your favorite winters rolled into one and the Rose Bowl parade is on the massive new high definition television you gifted yourself for Christmas. You nudge […]
It is no secret that people who choose to hire a weight loss coach or do a weight loss program at a facility are looking for accountability. Accountability may be the number one single reason that people do a formal weight loss program. We all seem to be aware that we are better off having […]
If you haven’t read Part 1, which covers some basic mistakes that cause us to gain weight back, you can read it here. Don’t Rely on Will Power Alone The fifth mistake that people make, which causes them to put their weight back on, is relying on willpower. So, here’s how this generally works. You […]
Is there anything better than holidays and traditions? Christmas trees, Santa, Hanukkah Menorahs, Pilgrims, Turkey, Lights, Cake, Candy, Diabetes, Depression, Heart attacks, Obesity. Oh, my! Yes, the holidays are wonderful, but they’re not perfect and they are downright terrible for our health. In fact, according to a 2004 study, “The number of cardiac deaths is […]
Weight Loss Motivated Only by Urgency So the first mistake that people make when it comes to keeping lost weight off is this: it is being motivated by the fire. What do I mean by being motivated by the fire? Generally, when someone goes to lose weight, it’s because they are in a desperate situation. […]
“The world is essentially a big communication system.” In March 2020, we shut the world down. And frankly, it frightened me. Now, it didn’t only frighten me, it frightened a lot of people. There was just too much that was unknown. But there was something more specific that frightened me. Here was my thought. The […]
So I think we’ve all found ourselves in a place where we just couldn’t get it together. We know that we need to do something. We know that we need to get control of our weight and our health or our finances or what have you, and yet we can’t seem to do it. It […]
Let’s discuss the different kinds of diets. We hear a lot of things. It can be kind of confusing. Keto, paleo, low carb, plant-based, Mediterranean.
What does it take to keep weight off once you lose it? This is the holy grail, isn’t it? To be able to simply control your weight to keep it off.