the 50% solution: do a little more (or less) to achieve your goals

It’s so easy to get overwhelmed. A plan to lose weight, start a fitness program, save money, spend more time volunteering, get out the door faster every morning — or do anything new — can be stymied before you even start if it seems too difficult to achieve. Like most of us, you’ll be tempted … Continue Reading

small steps to lose weight once and for all

Is your New Year’s resolution to lose the weight you gained throughout 2018 (some of it definitely during the recent holiday season) slowly but surely slowing down to a halt? If losing weight is a serious goal, take it seriously. With every passing year, says an NIH study, it gets harder to drop those extra … Continue Reading

small steps to a very merry holiday (even if you’re feeling lonely)

Everyone always equates “Christmastime” with “Cheer” and rightly so. It’s all about family, friends, food, gifts, and giving. What’s not to like? But not everyone feels this way around the holidays. Too often people experience feelings of loneliness for a lot of different reasons: recent divorce or separation, kids live far away, too hard to … Continue Reading