Lifestyles

  • Nov 1, 2014 at 11:09AM

Timi Gustafson, R.D.

The Treats Can Be the Scariest Part of Halloween

As every year, millions of American kids will go from door to door this week, dressed up in imaginative costumes, asking for chocolates and candy. As every year, adults will be happy to comply, filling entire baskets and pails with the kind of stuff that we all know is not good for the health of...

Timi Gustafson, R.D.

For Lasting Weight Loss, Go Fast or Slow?

Shedding pounds too rapidly has long been considered by experts as a recipe for short-lived success, almost inevitably leading to reoccurring weight gain, a phenomenon also known as yo-yo dieting. A better approach, so the prevailing thinking went, was to limit the desired weight loss to one to two pounds a week, enough time to...

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10 Things I’ve Learned From Being a Mediator

I'm lucky that I've had so much training and experience in mediating issues between others.  It's impossible to be a part of the mediation community and not learn a thing or two about oneself in the process.  So, today I'm going to share, in no particular order of importance, ten things I've learned along the...

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A Change is Comin’

This is just a quick thought for today. I’ve noticed a pattern during the private meeting portion of the mediations I manage.  The intention of this one-on-one is to uncover what’s really at the heart of the matter and to help the person share that issue with the other party in a meaningful way when...

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