Excited to Join the HealthyWage Team!

Greetings! I am thrilled to introduce myself as HealthyWage’s new director of social media and communications.  What makes me so excited about HealthyWage is that it directly addresses the cultural problem we face, living in society where we all get blitzed every day by social and marketing pressure to eat high calorie foods. HealthyWage helps…

It’s Great to Lose Weight, but Don’t Forget to Treat Yourself

Good morning HealthyWage challengers! When I used to gain extra pounds around my waist (yes, guys, that’s where is goes after 40!) and decided it was time to lose weight, I’d to go into “lock-down” mode, I liked to call it. No chips. No ice-cream. No mayo. No cake. No fun.  No fun. No fun!…

Ice Cream Makes You Happy (Until it Doesn’t)

Wouldn’t it be great if the messages that we’re bombarded with everyday encouraged us to make healthy choices instead of so blatantly sabotaging our efforts? For all of us who are using HealthyWage challenges to lose weight, happiness is being re-framed. In the past we may have defined joy as coming from the momentary pleasure…

Exclusive Video: Shrink & Nosh!

This week is the third episode of my new video series using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for permanent weight loss. In this one, “Shrink and Nosh,” I explore some great tools for maintaining your weight-loss goals while dining out. Today, I review dining-out guidelines with my guest Evan, who admits to being part of the clean…