Lately, I’m been practicing speaking umteen times. At last, I’m planning to Speak to Serve after years of hiding while healing, researching and writing my next book, I blew my diet! Now what? For the rest of this week and next — as part of this year’s goal to step outside my comfort zone and […]
I do NOT like to be on camera in any way! Can you relate? In short, I dislike: * Doing videos* Doing Facebook lives* Creating Vlogs (video blog posts)* Doings Photo shoots or having my photo taken It’s weird. I wasn’t always this way. But now, you name it, as soon as anyone picks up […]
A few years back, while on a blind date with a man in New York City, I politely passed on a glass of wine. Despite my kind refusal, my quite-out-of-shape date kept pushing alcohol on me. I graciously declined yet again. Since the guy wasn’t my type, I didn’t bother to explain that I don’t […]
Most of my fellow Americans will be at Thanksgiving feasts again this year. This time of year is when many, if not most of you, will blow your diets. That’s because you may feel that you need that junk food. You just can’t say no to x-y-z [the junk food you most like]. But for […]
It’s now officially the week to be grateful (at least in the United States.) But of course, no matter where you live, it’s you want to be thankful every single day. Of course, on Thanksgiving, you want to be especially grateful. Now discover 3 Ways Gratitude Helps. You’ll feel physically better: Researchers from the University […]
This blog is getting a major uplift, as I’ve shared earlier. One of the big things I’ve been needing is a new logo, which better reflects my upbeat personality and my focus to help you Rebound After Relapse. After lots of back and forth with my designer, we’re down to several top contenders. (Options 39 to […]
Today’s Adventurcise offers you an easy way to take an important first step to get the slimmer, happier, lovely body you want. The best part is that you’ll be able to benefit ALL week, month, year long.
Wow! The smartest people are on my mailing list. Yesterday, I sent out my weekly email to the thousands on my list to announce that henceforth, I’ll be calling the first day of the week Start-Again Monday™ instead of Cravings-Crushing Monday. Before telling you why I’ve renamed it that, I decided to ask my those […]
In an episode of the TV show, “How to Get Away with Murder,” addiction psychologist and former heroin addict Isaac Roa (portrayed by Jimmy Smits) — the therapist for recovering alcoholic Annalise Keating (Viola Davis) — has a relapse and ends up in the hospital.
This is a big week for me. Specifically this Sunday. On that day, I’ll have gone an entire 20 Years Sugar-Free. I’m announcing this in advance, because I know that I’ll make it. But bear in mind that when I state 20 years: I’m not including my lengthy Carb Relapse and 21-pound weight gain during […]