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 […]

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 […]

The Most Wonderful (And Difficult) Time Of The Year

  Who out there does not enjoy the holiday season?  Okay, I do see a few hands raised out there with Mr. Scrooge being one of those hand-raisers.  The decorations, gatherings, traditional foods, the presents we exchange with our loved ones…it is difficult NOT to call this “The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year”. The […]

Who Are You (Not) Gonna Call?

  Anyone out there NOT see the original 1984 movie “Ghostbusters”?  This hilarious movie starred Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Ernie Hudson and Sigourney Weaver.  The film’s iconic theme song was written by Ray Parker, Jr., who was known previously for writing romantic songs.  According to Mr. Parker, he was on a tight 2.5 […]