Archives for January 2011

Can Changing a Bulb Change Your Life?

When you plug in a string of lights and the bulbs don’t light up, how do you get the string to light up? You look for the one single bulb in the string that’s preventing the others from lighting and replace it – we fix it! Just because the entire string is out doesn’t mean that every bulb is broken. The point is that a small improvement or fix in one area of your life can make a huge differe … [Read more...]

Balancing Resolutions:) What Limits You?

We call things that hamper us from reaching our health goals “Limiting Factors”. Typically there are 3 limiting factors that are real when it comes to achieving our overall health success and well-being. 1. Genetics 2. Physical Activity 3. Nutritional Habits We need to be aware of all 3 but we need to concentrate mainly on 2 of them. Typically our genetics, although it’s something we can’t co … [Read more...]

Chiadult Obesity? – Dying One Gram At A Time

Where does it start? Where does it end? Where is it going? There’s been a lot of talk lately about Happy Meals, Kids School Lunches, Physical Education programs, etc… Poor early eating and exercise habits lead to adult illnesses and premature death. There’s a lot of finger pointing and redirection of real issues.  Debate is good but action and viable solutions are the only answer. Pundits are s … [Read more...]

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