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
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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.
The truth is, I'm having a crazy busy day...funny how Monday's are like that. But, I really wanted to write a post about diet books today, and I had a point that I REALLY wanted to share with you, but I simply did not have enough time to write a nice wordy post...so I quickly jotted some notes down and realized that they had almost formed some sort of really poor … [Read more...] about Diet Book Review
Just a quick note today. Eat Stop Eat has appeared on the immensely popular blog "Zenhabits.net". In what I consider to be a very interesting read, Leo (the author of Zen Habits) boils down nutrition to a very interesting and controversial conclusion/question- "In the end, let's teach ourselves some simple things: food is just fuel. Most of us need to eat less. … [Read more...] about Is food just a fuel?