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  • Oct 25, 2014 at 7:04AM

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...

Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Chronic Sleep Deprivation Considered a Public Health Threat

Nearly half of American adults are regularly sleep-deprived, according to a Gallup poll that has been tracking people’s sleep habits for decades. Less than seven hours a night has become the rule rather than the exception, down by more than an hour since the 1940s. Especially those who are starting careers and young parents don’t get the amount...

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