superbowl food

A Double Loss: The Link Between Football & Junk Food Cravings

High-fat foods and watching football go hand in hand. Chicken wings, nachos, hotdogs followed by TUMS are all part of the experience. The influence...
Venus vs. Serena Williams

8 Ways to Think Like a Williams

By definition, all professional athletes have extraordinary athletic ability combined with mastery of a physical talent and skill. But what does it take to win? Research...

Potential vs Achievement: How to Stand Out

One of my favorite quotes was sung by Ella Fitzgerald: It isn’t where you came from; it’s where you’re going that counts. If Ella says it,...
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Get Up, Stand Up

Invasion of the killer chairs! When sofas attack! No, these aren’t titles of bad horror movies or the latest video games. It’s a reflection...

Paralyzing Choices

When it comes to choice, most people assume that more is more. Whether we are choosing a doctor, shoes, what to order for dinner...

Mindful Munching: 5 Ways to Eat Less, Better and With Intention

Early in 2014, researchers published a review in the professional journal Eating Behaviors of 14 studies that looked at mindful meditation as the main intervention for...

Love & Compassion: The Secrets to Self-Control

With all the focus on strategies to resist the proverbial marshmallow and boost self-control, we may be missing something right under our noses. David...

Turning Should into Will

I should have done that differently. I should do that tomorrow. Ever notice how much “shoulds” there are in your life? When talking about the...
Resolutions

Realistic Resolutions – For Real!

Full disclosure: New Year's resolutions are the bane of my January-February existence. In theory, they are a wonderfully positive chance to turn over a...
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Making a Full Day Fulfilling

When someone visits a psychiatrist for the first time, it’s usually at an inflection point. Something big has happened, is happening or is about...

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Big life questions

Reality Check: Who Are You & What Are You Doing?

Who has time to think about the “big questions” in life? Most people I know are too busy and overwhelmed these days with the...
Are you good company?

Are You Good Company?

There are some people we naturally love to be around. They are like sunspots, giving off warmth and radiating good energy. There are others...
What a Bucket of PopCorn Says About You

What a Bucket of Popcorn Says About You

In the un-put-downable book Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard, the authors describe a famous popcorn study. Moviegoers were given a...
Mental Rehearsal

Dress Rehearsal of the Mind: How to Overcome Anxiety & Build Confidence

I have always been a little skeptical of visualization techniques. The idea of telling someone to visualize winning the lottery, marrying George Clooney or...
#RandomActsOfKindnessDay

25 Ways to Celebrate Kindness

According to Nobel Prize-winning scientist Daniel Kahneman, we experience approximately 20,000 moments each day. In honor of #RandomActsOfKindnessDay choose to make the most of...