The Top Three Myths About Meditation

Meditation is good for us. We all know it. Or….at least….most of us have some inkling that it is good for us. Meditation: Helps rewire the brain to be more capable of focusing productively Helps rewire the brain to facilitate less stress Strengthens the pre-frontal cortex so that we have more willpower Decreases our felt…

10 Surprising Facts About Weight Management and Health

ONE: Exercise is good for you no matter your size. Exercise (even at a very low intensity) can help prolong your life.  Even as little as 75 minutes of low intensity exercise per week is enough to extend a person’s life by about 1.8 years. The best part is that this is true for people of…

The Three Levels of Weight Loss: Level Three (Customization)

I can’t tell you how many diet books are sold each year. I can’t tell you how many different approaches they all espouse. But what I can tell you is this: It’s a billion dollar industry. That’s right…a BILLION dollar industry. If you have ever walked into a book store (yes, kids, those used to exist…I know) then you…

The Three Levels of Weight Loss (Part 2: Looking at the Quality)

Once you’ve gotten down the art of self-monitoring and portioning out your foods, the next level is to really take a hard look at what is actually on your plate. See…here’s the thing. Could you lose weight eating only 1200 calories of twinkies? Sure. But can you keep the weight off that way? I seriously doubt it. Why? Because…