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What Is “It” Worth?

What Is “It” Worth?

We all make decisions based on relative worth and value.  Often, circumstances dictate the relative worth/value of something.  As an example, if you were stranded in a desert for days in the hot sun, dehydrated to the point of almost passing out  and...

Matcha Energy Bites/ Grab-And-Go

Matcha Energy Bites/ Grab-And-Go

Ingredients 2/3 cup raw cashews1/3 cup raw pistachios shelled1/2 cup Medjool dates pitted 62 tablespoons shredded coconut unsweetened2 tablespoons cranberries2 teaspoons matcha powderpinch sea salt Instructions Soak your dates in hot water for one hour to make them...

Here Comes Halloween

Here Comes Halloween

This will be perhaps the strangest Halloweens that any of us have experienced.  The pandemic will dramatically impact what was the “usual”…i.e. our doorbells ringing and children dressed up in costumes holding their baskets out seeking candy.  A number of...

Responsible Restaurant Menus

Responsible Restaurant Menus

Last night I had a “boys night out” with my son and brother to watch my (pitiful) NY Giants lose to the Eagles (once again).  We went out to one of the Glory Day sports bars.  For those of you familiar with this restaurant franchise, the menu is very much...

How Can We Use Convenience To Lose Weight?

How Can We Use Convenience To Lose Weight?

When I use the term “Convenience Store”, what image is conjured up?  Not a Whole Foods or Wegmans, but rather the local 7-Eleven store.  Why is this store “convenient”?  The answer is that you can park right in front, walk in quickly, pick up the few...

Beware Of Apathy

Beware Of Apathy

Here is a definition of “Apathy”:  lack of interest, enthusiasm, or concern. Does “apathy” play a role in the success vs. failure of controlling weight?  The answer is a resounding “yes”.  Let’s look at each component of this definition: Lack of...

What Are Diversionary Techniques?

What Are Diversionary Techniques?

The other day we were walking around the trail at Burke Lake Park and I was paying attention to the runners that were making their way around the 4.5 mile trail.  Unlike the other walkers that passed us by who waved and smiled, the runners seem to have an...

Is There A Power To Encouragement?

Is There A Power To Encouragement?

During a long-term weight control journey there are plenty of times when we feel discouraged.  Perhaps 5-6 out days of the week, dietary adherence and exercise occurred and then for 1-2 days, these lapsed into old behaviors and when lack of progress is seen on...

Are Fear Motivators Or Happy Motivators More Powerful?

Are Fear Motivators Or Happy Motivators More Powerful?

Most of us need a motivating factor(s) to embark seriously and focused on a weight control journey.  Some of these motivators are triggered by fear of something occurring if we do not control the weight.  Some examples of these include fears of: Suffering a...