Hitting the Plateau

Hitting the Plateau

Ask anyone who’s ever tried to lose weight, and they can tell you in a flat second what it means to hit a plateau. For those who don’t know, it means losing weight for about a month or two, then the pounds no longer come off. You get discouraged and feel like giving up. There’s only one solution, you have to change what you’re doing, and do something extreme. The same is true on your …

I Want to Be Like That

I Want to Be Like That

Commercials scream it. You think it. And your self-esteem suffers for it. What is this powerful thing that has such control over the human mind? It’s the will to compare ourselves to others. We want to be thin like that starlet. Have no wrinkles like that model. Or enough money to buy beautiful clothing like the woman seated in the next pew over in church. We don’t think we’re pretty enough, thin enough, or if …