5 Ways To Spend Less Time With People Who Annoy You
5 Ways To Spend Less Time With People Who Annoy You (because if you do these things you won’t need a 6th way). *this was originally published at Happily Ever After USAtoday.com I just spent the weekend in fundraising activities with my ex-husband. In short exposures this has been a fine thing to do. Enjoyable even.…Read More
Which Character Are You? Take the Quiz.
Which Character in I Like You Just Fine When You’re Not Around are you? (Take the Quiz here https://www.boombox.com/c/quiz/133864/3868db42-) Are you the winsome, lovely yet hard to pin down Wendy? She’s a character and you either love her or hate her all day long. Or, are you the practical, devoted mother Hallie Monahan who was a working,…Read More
What’s The Best Exercise?
Give it to me straight. What’s the best exercise? As an exercise physiologist, I often get the question from people who want to start exercising, “What’s the best exercise?” I know where this question is coming from. People want to use their time wisely, they want to maximize their exercise time – get a good…Read More
How Do You Say No Without Feeling Guilty?
How Do You Say No Without Feeling Guilty? I say Yes a lot. I bet you do too. I like to say Yes because I’m interested in so many things. I like people, I’m social and I want to help. Maybe sometimes I say yes out of guilt, guilty – ness ugh, or how people…Read More
Let’s Not Gain Weight This Winter Ok?
Let’s not gain weight this winter Ok? Here are 5 things that will help. I know what you’re thinking. You’re thinking, I need 20 ideas to not gain weight. Or 200. How about 200 and then maybe I’ll have a chance this year. A chance to not enter the spring months carrying, what amounts to…Read More
*Waves Frantically* Come Sit By Me
*Waves Frantically* Come Sit By Me!– Forget Carbs I’m Kind of Lonely. I just got an email that compelled me to move past carbs and food when talking about health and broach a much more difficult topic: loneliness. I’ve been hurt in my life, felt angry, and been lonely but I think the emotion that ached the most,…Read More
Food Gossip. So much food Gossip. I’m calling food gossip the talk you hear about food that may or may not be true, but spreads like wild fire. Heresay. Loose Lips. Idle Talk Faulty information, untruths, half-the story. Carbs are bad, protein is good, juicing is healthy, detox regularly. Food Porn. Food Gossip In a…Read More
What Food Is Bad For You? A Quiz.
What Food Is Bad For You? I’m a professor so I love a good quiz. What food is bad for you? A carbohydrate Bread A food your allergic to All of the above What food is bad for you? One packet of artificial sweetner High fructose Corn Syrup A food that is spoiled All of…Read More
Less Hustle, More Joy
Less Hustle, More Joy. I spend so much time thinking about this idea it gets in the way of my Netflix streaming/binging. Here’s what I know. If the culture (looking at you Oprah, Victoria Secret, Martha Stewart) can convince you that you don’t have The Life You Want, that your pores should not exist, that…Read More
What should I eat for breakfast?
We nutrition educators go on and on about moderation, nutrients, and calories when all you want is an answer to the simple, What should I eat for breakfast? Let’s do this in the easiest way possible. What should I eat for breakfast? It’s 5 O’clock somewhere. Well, it’s lunch and dinner somewhere too. [Tweet “What should…Read More