Having a Bullet-Proof Mindset May be Hazardous to Your Health and Others

Everything we see and hear is that the vaccine is the best protection against becoming infected with coronavirus. This was probably very sound advice several months ago. And, it is still good advice for a couple of months after you … Continue reading

How Do You Accomplish the Most Audacious Thing on Your Bucket List?

Some people have a bucket list – things they want to do, to accomplish before they die. Years ago, it was more closely associated with impending death – months away! Today, it is less morbid and encompasses the less challenging … Continue reading

Your Answers to Everyday Questions Have Meaning and Power Than You Might Think

I was at a networking event tonight, and the topic of how we answer questions came into discussion. I opined that we often chose to answer questions – like, “How are you?” without thinking. Some say – Good. Others have … Continue reading

Do You Eat Because You Are Hungry or by Habit?

Most of us eat by habit. We eat when we arise from sleep. We eat because it is noontime. We eat because we got home from work. We programmed ourselves to eat at specific times of our lives. Nutritional experts … Continue reading

How Stress Affects More Than Your Waistline

We have more receptors to store fat from cortisol, the stress hormone, around our bellies than anywhere else in our bodies. Cortisol loves to store fat. A little fat does not impact your health or longevity. A little bit more … Continue reading

Mindset – The Unbelievable Difference Maker Between 2020 and 2021

Our minds can help us or prevent us from doing just about anything. What we focus on we become. That quote, or the gist of that quote, has been used by great minds to plow their courses through many unbelievable … Continue reading

Do Face Masks Degrade Your Workout in the Gym?

Have you ever wondered if wearing a face mask would impede your workout at the gym or even a long-distance run? It seems logical that slowing down the flow of air into and out of your lungs would leave you … Continue reading

How To Win the Internal Battle of Hormones to Lose Weight

Ghrelin is a hormone, secreted in your belly and intestines. When your stomach is empty, ghrelin makes you want to eat. And if you ignore the signals, which typically come every half hour or so, then your belly sends out … Continue reading

Mindset of Losing Weight

Eating less and exercising more is enough for some people to lose weight, remove excess body fat, and keep it off.  That was the mindset for nutritionists to solve the weight loss conundrum. However, for many of us, that formula … Continue reading

How Do You Measure It?

It can mean a lot of things – prosperity, success, happiness, health, performance, progress, etc. Some things are simple – height and weight. Hard to argue with the actual numbers. They might not be what you want, but they are … Continue reading