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How many of y’all weigh yourself the minute your feet hit the floor in the morning? Needless to say, if you are going to weigh yourself, do it first thing in the morning, when you are on “empty” … before […]

What does your body have to say about what you are eating? How often does the sight or smell of food drown out your body’s words of wisdom?

Label Me Quirky: Last week, while “networking” (as they say) at a “wellness event,” I took note of the way I introduced myself to my fellow attendees. “Hi, I am Janice Taylor. I am a life and wellness coach, a […]

Hellooooooo Tushkateers, Devotees of Our Lady of Weight Loss, and those who through divine inspiration have landed on this page.  Did you know that August 2 is Friendship Day? I heard it on NPR just this morning so it must […]

The Zen master Hakuin used to tell his students about an old woman who owned a tea shop in the village. She was skilled in the tea ceremony, Hakuin said, and her understanding of Zen was superb. Many students wondered […]

This week’s Get Jiggy Weight Loss JigSaw Puzzle, “Weird, Phallic & Prickly” is inspired by a photo I took at Tohono Chul Gardens in Tucson, which FB friend Trudy said was “weird, phallic & prickly!”  Trudy’s right!!! Remember: 1.  Clicking […]

Greetings Tushkateers (member of the Kick in the Tush Club), Devotees of Our Lady of Weight Loss and whomever else serendipitously landed on this page!  As some of you know, we (my husband and I) moved from NYC to Tucson […]

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.  It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.  Love does not […]

It’s not that we are negative. Really, we’re not.   It’s just that sometimes we unknowingly toss around words and phrases that can and do have a negative impact. I thought it “utterly useful” to review some of these words today. […]

Happiness and freedom begin with a clear understanding of one principle: some things are within our control, and some things are not. It is only after you have faced up to this fundamental rule and learn to distinguish between what […]