Get outta PARK!

How do you get out of PARK and motivate yourself into action? By tossing feelings in the back seat and allowing faith to ride shotgun.  Feelings have their place in your world, but they tend to be shaky companions in that they're often dishonest and frequently distract you from the destination you're aiming for by leading you … Continue reading Get outta PARK!

When a cookie is more than a cookie

A cookie becomes more than a cookie when you decide it is more than a cookie, as with anything that you decide is more than what it actually is. You make it so by believing it is so. This favorite John Green quote sums it up beautifully: A cookie is a cookie- food. Money is money- legal tender for … Continue reading When a cookie is more than a cookie

Don’t take my word for it

Don't let anyone convince you of anything just because they say it's so. How does anyone know what's so for you? And if it does turn out to be so, how can they know it's the same so as the so that is for them? They can't! What is so for you will always be different than the so that is for someone else because we are each different. Am I saying that you … Continue reading Don’t take my word for it

What you see is not who you are

https://youtu.be/xPAat-T1uhE The above clip, which happens to come from one of my favorite actors in one of my most favorite movies, is one that is near and dear to me. I can tell you honestly that I am not surprised by the depth of his epiphany or the sincerity in which he professes its effect on his … Continue reading What you see is not who you are

Counting On Spam

Got borders and boundaries? As hard as I've worked to instill these necessary behavioral guardrails, every so often I will be made aware that my practice of  "waiting in the cupboard" has resurfaced. If this is one of your challenges as well, simply picture the blue can and remember: you’re NOBODY’S spam. Sometimes we just … Continue reading Counting On Spam

A Magic Space: part 1

What if I told you that there was a space you could visit that would accelerate your weight loss journey? And what if, by merely choosing to sit in this space whenever it availed itself to you, you were not only assisted in your weight loss efforts, but additionally, were led to discontinue habits and … Continue reading A Magic Space: part 1