I went grocery shopping today on my own. I was carrying some 20 lbs of groceries up the steps to get home.
I ran into Leo, my musician friend. I explained to him that carrying those 20 lbs of groceries illustrated to me what it was like to climb the steps a year ago, when I was about 20 lbs heavier. In 18 months I shed 40 lbs.
He said: Losing 40 pounds is hard work.
I said “no it isn’t…” He wanted to know how, and I told him that is what I get paid the big bucks for. He laughed, but it got me thinking. Continue reading “Reframing: is losing weight hard? is it hard work? or is it something else?”
Before I continue… please know that what the internet says about appetite vs. hunger is not true… what I say here, on the other hand, is true and tried. There must be money in saying the opposite… And you are the sucker.
I am still experimenting. On myself, and often with clients… with their permission.
And I am still getting people asking what is the single most important thing they can do for their health…
I have come to realize that from health’s point of view your digestion is the main concern. You take care of it: you get better. You don’t… you ask me what you should do… lol.
From overall energy, your mental health, your coherence, of course it is still your cell hydration, but from your health’s point of view: whether you digest the food you eat or not is the biggest factor in your well-being. Continue reading “You are eating the right foods and yet you are not getting better? Are you eating the right way?”
With regards to your health, what you eat is important. We all know that.
But when you eat, what environment you eat in, and how you eat what you eat seems to be as important, or maybe even more important than what you eat.
I just bought and watched two videos on “how to eat according to your type” or the style of eating that seems to be crucial for a sense of well-being, especially for brain health. I have known my own “style” of eating for a while, and it has made a big difference. Most people in the world eat stews, or meats with side dishes, or salads with a lot of ingredients, but a good 20% of the world, with the most ancient style DNA needs to eat like people ate when they didn’t have dishes: one thing at a time. Continue reading “More on health testing: your eating style to keep you strong and clearheaded”