Monthly Archives: November 2022

The Importance Of The Three “P’s”

  The title of today’s entry, “The Three P’s” sounds like we may be discussing a musical group by that name, but not a chance.  Here are the “Three P’s” importance as they relate to weight control: PLANNING: One of the most important contributions to long-term weight control success is planning.  There are many obstacles […]

It’s The Most _______ Time Of The Year

The title of this entry leaves a “blank” in the middle of “It’s The Most ______ Time Of The Year”.  The “time of the year” is referring to the 5 weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year.  The famous holiday song included the word “Wonderful” filling in that blank. However, there are many adjectives that may […]

Are You Drinking Your Calories?

One of the most important lessons I have learned in the weight control arena is that weight control is not about “calories in/calories out”.  The big “X” factor is metabolism rates and certain foods and drinks either will help boost your metabolic rates or decrease them.   Dr. Atkins proved with his famous diet that […]

Forgetting About Past Performance

    ‘Tis Football season right now so time for yet another football analogy.  Here goes: Cornerbacks and safeties in football are responsible for breaking up pass plays.  There is nothing more deflating for one of those players than to allow the other team to complete a long pass resulting in a touchdown.  If a […]

What Is The Impact Of Denial?

According to most definitions, denial psychology is a “defense mechanism in which confrontation with a personal problem or with reality is avoided by denying the existence of the problem or reality.” Here is a good summary of “Denial” I found on an internet article: Psychology has identified denial as the primary defense mechanism that most […]