What Are Your Mental Constraints?

Over the past few weeks a picture has been circulating on social media forums that is quite comical. This picture is humorous, because it provides an interesting illustration and perspective of how a mental constraint can impact behavior. Whenever I see this picture on a social forum I always take a moment to read the Read More

You Are What You Eat. (Inputs/Outputs)

You are what you eat. We’ve all heard or read this cliché before, but is it true? In my community diabetes is sometimes referred to as sugar. Instead of saying, “I have diabetes.” Someone would say, “I have sugar.” It’s not a coincidence that having sugar comes from overconsumption of sugar based foods. The same relationship Read More

5 Ways to Discover Yourself/Separate From the Pack

I’ve spent a lot of time writing and speaking about the impact mass media has on our decision making and self-esteem. I am passionate about this topic because mass media, along with other associated social pressures, invest a lot of time and money to influence and convince us about what we should do, how we should Read More

Upgrade U

What was the last item you had to upgrade? Chances are one of the applications on your smart phone needed upgrading recently or maybe even the phone itself. I can’t speak for you, but whenever I see that there’s an upgrade available for an application on my smart phone or the software on my laptop, I Read More