Father and Son Days

Thinking back to a key experience in my own weight loss journey brings me to an amazing story about my father.  He was a revered neurosurgeon in the community, but people always remarked that he didn’t have a “surgeon’s personality.”  I didn’t really know what that meant in those days, but it was always stated…

Chaos Theory and that Moment of Choice

Notice for moment the image:  it shows what are called “strange attractors” from a type of mathematics called Chaos Theory.  which route does the energy take? One popular idea from Chaos Theory is that of a butterfly gently moving it’s wings in Japan causing a series of events that leads to a hurricane in the…

Tapping Your Cravings Away

There are those foods that seem to call out to us.  Almost like they have some weird innate power to make us want them.  Think of a food that you maybe like too much and feel like you’d like to like a bit less. . . .  You know the one. Or the several. So…

Fat Shaming?????

There is quite a lot of talk on social media, sometimes even hitting the news circuit about a concept loosely called “fat shaming.”  And fit folks are accused of it a lot because they don’t maintain a positive perspective when they perceive overweight people to be fat, and therefore, potentially unhealthy. But is this concept…

Congruence. . . What Is That????

When was the last time you had the amazing experience of a bunch of things just coming together easily and effortlessly?   Maybe it was project, or a work task you liked, or maybe some spilling over of creativity? Recall that in that state results seem to have come almost automatically even when you weren’t…