Community, Health, & the Pursuit of Happiness

Posted in: behavior change, habit design, health, nutrition, politics, psychology- Nov 07, 2011 Comments Off on Community, Health, & the Pursuit of Happiness

It’s an odd thing when two seemingly disparate interests collide. When the “occupy” movement got me and few friends moving on a local level, it didn’t occur to be that it would in any way be connected to my ongoing interest in behavior change and psychology. My interest in behavior change has largely been driven […]

One Woman’s Struggle To Shed Weight, And Shame : NPR

Posted in: behavior change, health- Jul 26, 2011 Comments Off on One Woman’s Struggle To Shed Weight, And Shame : NPR

Brave insight into living as an obese woman & the feelings that comes with it. One Woman’s Struggle To Shed Weight, And Shame : NPR.    

Food Deserts

Posted in: health, nutrition- Jan 03, 2011 Comments Off on Food Deserts

There are 2.3 million people living in America with no car and without a supermarket within a one-mile radius. People living in these “food deserts” are often obese and unhealthy because they’re stuck eating junk food from the convenience store. Read + view interactive map: Food Deserts: An Interactive Map of the Places in America Farthest […]