Monthly Archives: February 2016

Job Hunting Over-50? Over-60? Over-Weight?

I read a wonderful, informative article by George Armes, Over 50? 60? All’s (definitely) Not Lost! that provides one great piece of advice after another for older adults to get past the stereotypical younger recruiter across the desk to either get back into the job market or switch jobs. One of Mr. Armes’ [Read more...]

Obesity in the O.R.–A Weighty Problem for Anesthesiologists

We know that obese patients can expect longer surgery times. Just getting through the fat layer takes more time; obesity can often double the length of surgery. However, the longer the surgery proceeds, the longer the patient will need to be asleep, and the more anesthesia is necessary. What many people don’t [Read more...]

The “8-Step Program” for Weight Loss Goals

I was recently asked this question, “Why is getting in the right frame of mind the key to achieving weight loss results?” Now, obviously, by starting that question with the word “why” instead of “do you think,” or “is,” this individual was (a) telling me what he thought to be a fact; and (b) [Read more...]

Weight Loss Motivation: WHY, HOW and WHEN

It would come as no surprise that one of the questions I am often asked is, What are some of the motivational tips you provide to clients to stay motivated and focused in order to achieve their weight loss goals? There are many … but the best way I can answer this question is [Read more...]