change

26 04 2017

SO, I Was Just Thinking… (Part 1)

I’ve been doing what I do for almost 20 years now.  It was almost 27 years ago that I turned my own life around and said goodbye to overweight and high blood pressure.  I made my success my passion and became a personal fitness trainer, and then subsequently got coaching certifications in lifestyle coaching, wellness [...]

6 10 2016

Ready, Set…Change!

It’s hard to describe the feeling immediately after Yom Kippur!  Maybe the word is “cleansed”.  We have just poured our hearts out to G-d to forgive us both as individuals and collectively.  We have fasted for 25 hours and ended with one more blast from the Shofar.  There is a sense of joy that we [...]

25 05 2016

The Hidden Tricks to Lose Weight

I hope the title of his article doesn’t have you thinking that I have found some great shortcut to weight loss.  There isn’t one.  We still don’t have a proven and safe medication, nor do we even have a surgical procedure that we are absolutely sure is safe or even effective in the long-term.  As [...]

30 12 2015

Make Changes One-at-a-Time

When you get down to it, all the people that I see in my various programs are trying to change some behavior or habit in order to achieve a goal in health and wellness.  In order to lose weight, lower blood pressure, cholesterol, or blood sugar, or become more fit and functional, the chances are [...]

24 09 2015

Keeping our Resolutions to Change

The Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur and Succos period is always a time of the year that we are trying to change ourselves for the better.  We pray that at least some of these changes will carry through the year.  But making permanent changes in our lives is difficult.  Most of our behaviors, the good ones [...]