Move into it, Move through it

Posted in: behavior change, health, life, psychology, weight loss- Dec 11, 2013 2 Comments

1stly: Thank you my friends for the amazing show of support on my facebook page, here, and via email. What a truly unexpected response. I look forward to taking you along for the ride My  first day of fasting: I feel a heavy quiet descending. The quiet that comes from removing the chatter of food […]

FGF: The Power of a Smile

Posted in: Feel Good Friday, health, neuroscience- Jan 27, 2012 No Comments

Smiling is powerful indeed. Have you ever noticed the difference in how you feel about a stranger pre and post smile? There’s a woman at my gym who always has a stern look on her face. I had pegged her as a mean, most likely unlikable person. But one day our eyes met and she […]

Grateful Heart: Day 11

Posted in: life- Dec 12, 2011 No Comments

Today I am grateful for my health. Over the past few days, blogs by people who have cancer have been crossing my path. They are extraordinarily touching and inspiring, and a reminder to always “carpe diem”. Several years ago I had my own brush with mortality and can say without a doubt, I am one […]

Rethinking the food nutrition label

Posted in: behavior change, Design, health- Sep 02, 2011 No Comments

    Visual designer Renee Walker won with her rework shown above. The rectangles on top of each label represent main ingredients, and bars on the bottom provide a quick thumbs or thumbs down for a breakdown of fat content, carbohydrates, etc. Icons of spoons and scoops are used to supplement serving size since no […]

Laughter has positive impact on vascular function

Posted in: science- Aug 28, 2011 No Comments

In other words, eat your veggies, exercise and get a good belly laugh every day” says Dr. Miller. via Laughter has positive impact on vascular function.