To Resolve or Not To Resolve in 2013

Do you make new year’s resolutions? If so, you are not alone. According to Dr. John Norcross, a clinical psychologist, about 40% of adults make resolutions. The success rates were as follows:  71 percent for two weeks, 64 percent for one month, and 46 percent for six months. Dr. Norcross has been studying behavior relating […]

Eat One and Call Me in the Morning

Do you make a face when someone mentions artichokes, or do you begin to salivate at the thought of eating this antioxidant-rich vegetable? At only (approximately) 60 calories, artichokes are a low-calorie nutritional powerhouse. In addition, artichokes are a no-fat, no-cholesterol treat offering a myriad of vitamins and minerals including magnesium, chromium, phosphorous, calcium, vitamin […]


“The next major advance in the health of the American people will be determined by what the individual is willing to do for himself.” -John Knowles, Former President of the Rockefeller Foundation Of course, this quote could read: The next major advance in the health of all people will be determined by what the individual is […]


Thank you for your support. I appreciate you and wish you a beautiful life to live in the present moment with good health and happiness. Take a moment to acknowledge the wonderful things in your life. Here’s a gratitude exercise to write on Thanksgiving: Make a list of five things for which you are grateful […]

Are you SAD?

This past Sunday, most of the United States “fell back” into Standard Time. At 2:00am local time, the clocks got turned back one hour, making it 1:00am (again). Ah, an “extra” hour to stay in bed. Who wouldn’t want that? For some individuals, the desire to stay in bed is overwhelming. This, combined with other […]

Don’t Take Away the Halloween Candy

You may be thinking I’ve lost my mind, that I’m encouraging you to eat bags full of Halloween candy and allow your children to eat the sugar and processed chemicals in candy. No, that’s not what I’m suggesting. But, I got to thinking: if you act like a “meanie” and take the candy away from […]

New Video on Food Labels for You

I know you are busy, so trust me when I say there is no judgment in this question: how often do you read product labels when food shopping? I completely understand that it becomes one more thing to do, and how many of us want to spend more time in the grocery store? The problem […]


Now, I get the shakes when I see Peeps in the stores. Years ago, I couldn’t wait for spring when they’d be out on the shelves before Easter (now they’re available almost all year!). And, if Easter was too close to Passover, I’d buy the Peeps and wait until it was “OK” to eat them. […]

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