Posts Tagged "nutrition"

jessica chooses food as friend rather than foe

Posted on Thursday, October 25, 2012

jessica chooses food as friend rather than foe

Carbohydrates such as beans, rice, tortillas and potatoes accompanied with rich fats of cream, cheese, avocado and veggies with a splash of fresh salsa are among Jessica’s favorite foods.  “I like the healthy version of Rice-A-Roni®,” she chuckles, unable to pinpoint one favorite meal.  Yikes, oh no!  What do you mean?  I thought dairy was bad?  I thought low-fat was healthy?  Aren’t we supposed to be monitoring our carbohydrate intake?  You might be thinking these thoughts, but Jessica has a life-long knowledge and understanding of food in a very personal way. 

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facebook is like ice cream

Posted on Sunday, September 16, 2012

facebook is like ice cream

The cravings feel the same.  Maybe the mouth doesn’t water quite as much when logging into Facebook, but both Facebook use and ice cream consumption leave some of us with a strong urge or desire to get more.  Whether the hand cups a cone or a mouse, whether it taps against the track pad or the crispy lining, the sweetness of social media and a cold creamy dessert fill us with desire.  While both seem satisfying, they leave us with a sense of false fulfillment and pain.

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becky says goodbye to corporate bonuses and hello to boot-camp classes

Posted on Tuesday, June 12, 2012

becky says goodbye to corporate bonuses and hello to boot-camp classes

I have often wondered about the intricacies of hiring and firing for employees who work in the human resources department.  Do you fire yourself?  How does one negotiate a compensation package?  Although I still don’t know the exact details, I did learn a lot about how one Human Resources Director’s career turned into one of fitness.  Becky, owner of Commit2Fit, decided to leave the days of interviews and benefits meetings to enter the days of squatting and stretching.  The choice for Becky to leave her position after twelve years in human resources was freeing.  “I don’t see myself in the next twenty-five to thirty years going into a corporate job every day.”

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