© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. So, what did you pick at the buffet table? All signed up and at the gym? All set to lose twenty pounds? In many parts of the media we are already seeing questions like “Have you broken your New Year’s Resolutions yet?” As the festivities wind down we are faced with
© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. When were you last in front of a buffet table? With New Year festivities just round the corner many of us will find ourselves in front of one—a groaning one. If you’re ringing in the New Year at a restaurant, chances are there will be enough food to feed an army.
© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed Have you broken the dessert record? Been on the scales today? I hope you had a great time with family and friends. And now the Day of Reckoning has come. How are the scales treating you? At this time of year may people look in the mirror and wonder if they
© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Do you have a number of social events to attend this week? How about next week? Is your company among those that have decided to eliminate the Office Party for economic reasons? Maybe you’re among those who are glad this is happening, because you feel that current times call for austerity
© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. When I asked my former high school students what they planned to do on my next Professional Development Day, there was a chorus of “SLEEP!” When I asked friends who worked in an office, the response was “SLEEP!” My friend the night-duty nurse? “SLEEP!” My commercial pilot neighbor? “SLEEP!” Guess what
© Jacquelyn Johnston, M.Ed. Did you read about the success story of the 15-year old boy who lost 30 pounds of his own accord? There was a full-page feature in the papers about it, with the news that weight loss, exercise and diet all helped him win his battle with Type 2 Diabetes. Now 15,