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Why Life in the Fast Lane Isn't Everything It's Cracked Up to Be

Gregg McBride | Posted 05.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

It's often when caught up in life's to-do list that we can also get caught up in our own mental interpretation of what's going on in the world around us -- and then make it all about us, when in fact, it has nothing to do with us. If we would instead take a moment to breathe and observe, we just might learn something.

Could Using a Simple Dog Command Help Us Leave the Past Where It Belongs?

Gregg McBride | Posted 04.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

By telling ourselves to "leave" something that's weighing us down (figuratively or otherwise), we then, too, have the opportunity to move on to other things. We can't undo what's transpired. But we can move on if we choose to.

Does the AMA's Declaration That Obesity Is a Disease Offer Us a New Excuse To Be Fat?

Gregg McBride | Posted 08.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

So no matter how our community (and individual) obesity problem is classified, let's not forget that that the real cure comes from inside ourselves.

What You Reach For First Thing in the Morning Could Be an Indicator of Your Overall Health

Gregg McBride | Posted 07.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

What do you feel like you have to have first thing in the morning that might give a nutritionist a panic attack? By paying attention to how you feel (how you really feel), you might just realize these substances aren't what you're craving after all.

When It Comes to Healthier Eating, Sometimes the Smallest Changes Can Usher In the Biggest Rewards

Gregg McBride | Posted 07.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

I am suggesting you look at different areas of your life and see where there might be room for one small change. Accomplishing that change could affect the rest of your life -- and perhaps your health -- in a very positive, very beautiful way.

Evil, Thy Name Is Peanut Butter

Gregg McBride | Posted 06.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

Many assume that after losing over 250 pounds of excess weight and after keeping it off for more than a decade, I've got this "healthy eating thing" a...

Are We Better Off Cutting Out Decadent Foods or Enjoying Them in Moderation While Dieting?

Gregg McBride | Posted 05.21.2013 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

Fresh-baked bread with cream cheese is not something I eat daily. Sometimes not even weekly. But it is something I enjoy in moderation. Even if I'm being strict with my eating plan (something that, for the record, I'm always paying close attention to, even when "treating" myself).

Confessions of a Cereal Killer

Gregg McBride | Posted 04.23.2013 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

No matter what your most tempting foods are, you can still have them -- in moderation and in healthy portions. And with tools like measuring cups, we can eat well and not overdo it to the point of triggering a binge.

Being Determined to Find Joy in the Everyday Affects Not Only Ourselves, But Our World

Gregg McBride | Posted 02.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

Finding joy within ourselves (and being determined to do so no matter what's going on around us or what's happening in the world) really can help to make the world a better place.

It's Not Always a Good Thing When Your Cups Runneth Over

Gregg McBride | Posted 12.18.2012 | Healthy Living
Gregg McBride

I realized that keeping my portions and food choices in mind was something I was going to have to stay committed to for the rest of my life -- assuming I wanted to keep fitting into my newly aquired "regular size" clothes.