On Personal Failure and Self-Affirmation.

It's September and the Red Sox are losing as usual for this time of year.  Did you know that in major league baseball, a hitter could have a long and productive career by maintaining a .300 average—that is, by getting a base hit 30% of the time? A great deal of money could be earned … Continue reading On Personal Failure and Self-Affirmation.

Addicted to Food?

It's amazing how certain things can change so fast simply by a shift in attitude, perspective and action. But it all starts with more awareness and information. I've been reading "The End of Overeating" by David Kessler. When they called it "the groundbreaking book that will change the way you look at food - forever", … Continue reading Addicted to Food?

Am I loved and wanted? Shall I share my life with someone or live alone?

This is a great day to write about love. In fact, what day isn’t? Second to living it, the best way to celebrate love is to write about it. But first let’s talk about me. I have fallen in love many times. In college, I had many love affairs. One of them was with a … Continue reading Am I loved and wanted? Shall I share my life with someone or live alone?

Why You Are Conflicted About Change

Ambivalence: should I stay or should I go, having “cold feet”, sitting on a fence, having a love and hate relationship with someone, wanting to change but also wanting to stay the same. This is also known as Approach-Avoidance: conflicts occur when one goal contains both positive and negative characteristics. That is, an individual fears … Continue reading Why You Are Conflicted About Change

New year, new goals!

It's January 3rd! A good day for change. But January 1st was better. I have always been fascinated by what motivates people to change or even make a commitment to change which sometimes is the hardest step. So here's an interesting concept: The New Year's resolution. "A New Year resolution is a commitment that an … Continue reading New year, new goals!