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Interesting Tweak on the TV Show “Friends”

Good morning! Hey, do you remember that TV show, Friends? My wife and I still watch it on Netflix. The theme song, “I’ll Be There For You,” was so catchy… “I’ll be there for you (when the rains starts to pour) I’ll be there for you (like I’ve been there before)” Man, that’s catchy. So catchy, why not apply it …

Start the Week with THIS

Recently, I was asked by a friend, “Why do you think people quit?” and without thinking much, I blurted out, “doubt”. If you get in the car and say, “I doubt the traffic will be nice,” you will get frustrated even at the smallest amount of traffic. If you go to a party and say (even in your mind), “I doubt I’ll …

Disturbing Pic

I’m thrilled you’re going to have an amazing morning and start to the week! Maybe you slipped up over the weekend. Second helpings here. Too many sweets there. Or maybe even something like this… I still slip up myself. But there’s good news… I made bad decisions dozens of times and I still lost 115lbs. Here’s the little trick… Instead of …

2 Hacks to Crush Your First Week

Alright, it’s time to work off Aunt Fanny’s gingerbread cookies… … and your sister’s cake … and the fudge … and the bread … and all of the madness from November through December. Playtime is over. It’s time to get healthy back. Yet, saying and doing are two different things. So let’s do this… Hack #1 – Tell the World …

Please Don’t Make it Complicated

This is SUPER short. Answer this… “What’s ONE thing you can do today to improve your health?” Need some ideas? Sure thing: Go on a 10-minute walk Drink more water DON’T eat any of the leftover Christmas cookies and give them to a shelter Certainly you can come up with something. Alright, now do that thing. Don’t pay attention to …

Busted

True story – a long time ago, I watched an episode of “The Biggest Loser” while eating a pint of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream. I don’t watch it anymore (because frankly, it’s just too unrealistic. That’s a story for another day). Here’s my point… You can have all the motivation in the world, but if you’re just absorbing it …

Why New Year Goals Never Work

“I’ll eat better and exercise starting in January (or next week, or Monday, or whenever).” What does that mean? What’s eating “better”? No carbs? Less carbs? Gluten-free? No dairy? Paleo? And how often will you commit? How many “rewards” will you have each week? For exercise? What will you do? Bootcamps? Personal training? P90X and destroy your joints (sorry… my …

They Are Watching You

You may not even know it, but they are watching you. They are looking at every move you make. They’re patiently waiting. “Any second now, and she’ll throw in the towel and go back to her old ways” is what they’re thinking. You see, as you move forward, with one step in front of the other every day, people are …