My daughter said, “You need watch the Dove Sketch commercials! They really touched me.” She was right – they touched me, too. Basically, a sketch artist draws the faces of women as they describe themselves behind a screen. Then another person describes these women to the sketch artist, too. Want to guess how these pictures match up? Here’s… Continue Reading
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Do you ever find yourself opening up a large bag of cookies, candies, chips…and having a hard time stopping with a reasonable portion? You’re not alone! That’s one of the reasons why single-serving packets help to keep our appetite in check. Read this recent article in the Wall Street Journal on “The Psychology of Small Packages” and you’ll discover that… Continue Reading
You’ve seen the ads. They seem so convincing. Could those energy drinks really work? And, how? Turns out those drinks, no matter what the claims, are mostly just another way to get caffeine. (And, let’s face it…caffeine does help to stay alert and focused….when used moderately…that’s the key). The other ingredients (while they may sound exotic)… Continue Reading
Smiles Bust Stress! I’m not surprised. A recent study in the journal of Psychological Science found that smiling after stress-inducing tasks can reduce your heart rate….even if it’s a forced smile! Interesting…read the full article in the Wall Street Journal.
Last week I was speaking to an international group of corporate VP’s about how to refuel your body for energy. Someone asked about packing healthful bars and I offered a list of my favorite bars including Lara, Kashi, and Balance. Many of these attendees had this look on their face like, “Huh?” because these very-American… Continue Reading