When most people think about economics, they think about interest rates, business planning, or talking heads commenting on monetary policy. But it’s much more than that: ...read full story
When I was trying to lose weight, it totally baffled me that I couldn’t do it—because I was capable in so many other areas. I had earned a Ph.D. in Brain and Cognitive Sc...read full story
Your scales. They have to go.
So many of us are hopping on the scales every Monday or even every morning, and waiting to be answered, ‘Are you a good per...read full story
It’s easier to move your candy dish across the room than to resist it when it’s on your desk. It’s easier to use a small plate than to constantly remind yourself not to o...read full story
You think you want to lose weight more than anything? You think you would do anything to be slimmer? You probably already have all of the information you need to do this....read full story
Have you ever heard someone say they can’t lose weight because they have a “slow” metabolism?
Your metabolism is the speed at which your body produces energy. The fast...read full story
I know there have been many times in the past when you've done your best to eat sensibly, but no matter how hard you tried, you couldn't stick with it. And you probably t...read full story
Life in the Sweet Lane: Five Ways To Kick Refined Sugar To The Curb
Life has evolved to seek out sugar. It is such a comfort and pleasure that the idea of giving up th...read full story
As I explain in my book, Don't Let Anything Dull Your Sparkle, many people binge eat when stressed but most don’t realize that some of our excess weight may be attri...read full story
When your stomach is empty it produces a hormone called ghrelin that causes hunger. Think of ghrelin like the gremlin that is sabotaging your weight loss efforts. If you ...read full story