Mental Calm: Owning Your Life, Your Mind and Your Reality

July 3, 2013 by  
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I was lecturing in San Diego recently and on the flight home I got stuck in Chicago for 5 hours as multiple planes had mechanical failures. Boarding and then “deplaning” (as they call it) can test anyone’s patience and resolve. Interesting to watch the reaction of different people. Some visibly upset. Some appear to be in […]

How to Get Your Kids (and adults) to Eat Vegetables

July 3, 2013 by  
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News flash – vegetables are good for you. Yet many Americans eat little to no vegetables. Even people that like vegetables often tell me they only get 2 to 3 per day. This article is not about scolding you about your lack of vegetable consumption. But lets be realistic and admit that if our kids […]

Food = Mood

July 3, 2013 by  
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I want to share a quick story about a woman I met today who came to me with severe depression as a result of a series of tragic events that have occurred in her life. As we talked for more than an hour I kept seeing a recurrent theme. Her mounting health problems had begun […]

Get Rid of Unwanted Belly Fat in the New Year!

July 3, 2013 by  
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So maybe you have been doing the right things…you have been eating more fruits and vegetables, you have cut out the sweets and the bread, and you have even been drinking more water, but you still have extra weight around your middle.  What are you missing?  Why won’t doesn’t your waist ever shrink?  You keep […]

Look Mommy! It’s the Vegetable Truck!

July 3, 2013 by  
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Those are words that make a mother smile.  I have spent the past several years wondering how I would ever get my daughter to eat vegetables.  I know that many parents have the same concerns.  Baby food is easy.  Infants seem quite pleased to slurp green bean puree from little spoons.  Then we move to […]