My father was a sailor. If you needed to find him, he was at the boat. If you were wondering what that weird new tool was that suddenly appeared in the garage, you didn’t have to ask, you just knew… it was for the boat. I heard sailing story after sailing story. And from this, I can tell you with absolute certainty that nutrition and weight loss are a lot like … [Read more...] about Adjust the Sail
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Today I was asked, "What do you do when a friend asks you for advice on losing weight?" Here’s the honest answer, “I largely ignore the question and try to change the topic or deflect it away any way I can.” This is just from my experience, but 99% of the time the person in question does not want to lose weight, they want to weigh less... These two things (losing … [Read more...] about What Do You Do When A Friend Asks You For Advice On Losing Weight?
It’s your day-to-day activities, the mundane of your every day life, that determines your weight, your happiness, your wealth, and your health. As such, "ruts", or patterns of behavior, are what define who you are. In other words, who you are is formed through practice and this is where great change can occur. Consider the following - it is often said the 99% of people … [Read more...] about Keeping the weight off
According to an often cited study from Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School, having money will make you happy, but at the equivalent of about $75,000 a year the "happiness effect" hits a plateau. No matter how much more than $75,000 per year a person makes, they don't report any greater degree of happiness. Of course, when we talk about happiness we’re not discussing … [Read more...] about Getting Shredded
I once read that "People aren't afraid of change, they're afraid of being changed" - A statement I think is kind of silly considering I really don't believe people ever change. Sure they get older, more experienced, wiser (hopefully) but their inner nature? I think it stays the same. Which is why I think diet rules are silly - They try to change you. As I type this … [Read more...] about Diet Rules – Things are as they are.