The Pendulum
February 8, 2010

The Zen of pendulum swingingEver feel like you’re trying too hard but not sustaining the results you desire?  There’s a very good reason for that.  Quite often in life we tend to go all or nothing and thus goes the swinging of the pendulum.  I found in the past when I would try to “diet” that I would be so strict and exercise so intensely that after several weeks I would inevitably burn out and ultimately quit.  I would have drug my metabolism so low that when I reintroduced the no-so-healthy foods back into my life, I would gain all the weight right back and then some.  Now, as Forrest Gump says, “I am not a smart man….” but I do know this is no way to release weight. (more…)

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Lose vs. Release
November 18, 2009

Am I losing my hair or releasing it?

Ever lose your keys?  Ok, maybe not you, but how about someone you know?  What happened?  I bet you found them.  If you didn’t find them, I bet you replaced them.  You see the problem with losing anything is that at some level we expect to get it back or at least we think it’s a possibility.  Anyone who has been overweight has lost weight, only to find it again along with a little extra for good measure, just so our body’s can teach our minds a lesson about deprivation.  (He’s your weight back, smartass, and a couple more to deposit you know where, now give me my brownie back!) (more…)