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bernadette-jansen-op-de-haar's picture
Mar.29.2010
I am not sure what they think about this in the USA; first the Brits sent them Borat (Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan), followed by Stephen Fry, who during a TV series answers questions such as: ‘How do I hypnotise a lobster?’ in his own inimitable...
ernie-j-zelinski's picture
Oct.04.2009
This post is about how harsh advice can lead to a Healing Process that gets results that count. No doubt if I had provided nice or kind advice, this woman would still have a serious weight problem as so many other North Americans have.  Following ...
rand-bishop's picture
Sep.29.2009
Why Glenn Beck and I (and even Deepak Chopra) agree – We’re doomed.   The following comprises an imaginary conversation between two of today’s most influential thinkers (with an interjection here and there by a renowned spiritual philosopher): RB: “We’re doomed.” GB: “You can say that again...
margie-marybelle-mckinnon's picture
Aug.14.2009
2:35 PM PDT, August 14, 2009 What a clever sentence.  It's use intrigues me since it has zillions of possibilities.  At the moment it's tied in with Obama and the people who are fed up with his high spending sprees and a health care bill that is nonsensical.  But I forsee a broader scope that needs...
sam-barry's picture
May.10.2009
There is a weight crisis in the United States today, as many of us can see by simply looking down at our own bellies. The problem has grown worse over the last few decades, and the cause is clear: the Baby Boomers did it. That’s right, Baby Boomers—we are a bunch of pigs. (Noticed how I carefully...
margie-marybelle-mckinnon's picture
Mar.24.2009
  If you haven't yet seen it, your desire for good health as you grow older demands that you take a look at the Ace Study at http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/ACE/  It may save your life. The ACE Study is an ongoing collaboration between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Kaiser Permanente...
david-m-spero's picture
Feb.03.2009
I'm seriously thinking of writing another self-care book , this one focusing on weight. It 's tentatively called "From Weight to Wellness," and the basic idea is not to worry about weight but focus on living the healthiest, most positive life you can.  It's very much my first book, "...
heywood-gould's picture
Jan.06.2009
NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 6th...Fast food franchises are "insidiously" planting sexist, anti-labor and neo-imperialist propaganda in their commercials, a consumer advocate charged today. Leah Schildkraut, Corporate Malfeasance specialist with the Anarcho-Feminist Coalition, called for an...
stacey-grieve's picture
Oct.09.2008
The other day I was out and overheard a snippet of a conversation between two people, with one of them lamenting about how she had fat genes, and how her whole family was fat. She then went on to say that she was doomed to be fat her entire life, because her DNA was programmed this way. That’s all...
steven-ekstrom's picture
Apr.22.2008
I know--these things are awful, aren't they? With Tags like "self-loathing" "alcoholism" and "drug use"--what can you do, right? Well, this was a lot worse in older versions--I really pared it down quite a bit and tried to use more scientific jargon to get the...