Model your best

NLP (neuro-linguistic programming) is one of the best methodologies for behavior modification. It started based on modeling experts in the field of psychology and excellence. Later the same modeling techniques were used to model the best in other fields and teach others how to do the skills modeled.  One methodology in NLP is to model […]

Weight loss affirmations

Continuing the affirmation series with some affirmations from the Michelangelo weight management seminar: I eat foods which are good for me and I easily and lovingly approach my perfect weight. I approve of myself. I like myself. I take full responsibility for all my actions and all that happens to me. I know all exercise […]

Eat meat – gain weight

A research team from my Alma Mater, Imperial College, London has performed a research on meat consumption and weight gain. The study tested 400,000 people from ten European countries and showed that those who consumed more meat gained more weight even when they consumed the same number of calories as others who ate less meat. […]

Weight loss by reduction of temptation

Weight loss is not easy in advanced industrial countries with plenty of tempting foods. These are often designed in laboratories to be addictive. So a great way to manage and reduce your weight is through getting rid of temptations. You have to be serious about this if you are serious about losing weight. Go through […]

Change your if to when

I have emphasized the value of asking good questions.  One way of asking good question’s is to change the if to when if you expect the question to be answered positively. The reverse is also true to change when into if when you expect a negative answer. Thus suppose you want to lose fifteen pounds […]

Gym parking contradiction

I just went to the gym to exercise. Both when I arrived here and when I left I noticed some people waiting a few minutes so they could get a parking spot near the entrance.  It doesn’t make sense to me. Here are people going to exercise and they refuse to walk a few extra […]

Feedback – breakfast of champions

Recently my life pattern has changed a little. My gym is much further away from my house and I go less often. Also a series of celebrations meant that I changed my eating habits and over ate. So my weight has gone up by a huge amount (for me). It is about seven pounds higher […]

Walk your camera

I have written many posts about walking and how with swimming it is one of the best exercises for health. It is low impact, moves all muscle groups, and since it is cross-lateral and increases oxygen in the blood is great for the brain. In one of my previous posts I added how walking outside […]

Reduce that portion size

I recently wrote that by eating slowly you can manage and reduce your weight. One great way of forcing yourself to eat slower and to lose weight is by eating much smaller portions. Did you know that plates in the USA are larger than those in Europe – we eat larger portions and end up […]

Slow down you are eating too fast

Why are so many of us, Americans, fat and the French can eat such wonderful foods full of cream, cheese and other supposedly fattening foods and yet they are in general slim? OK – one reason is that their portion sizes are reasonable (way smaller than those in the USA). A more important reason is […]