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Decluttering With the Queen of Knives: Caution -- SHARP KNIVES Ahead

Janice Taylor | Posted 06.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

Hola Tushkateers (members of the Kick in the Tush Club). Que tal? Que pasa? Whassup? How's it goin'? All A-Okay here. If you have been reading ...

Kick in the Tush Club: Busted Zippers, Broken Dreams

Janice Taylor | Posted 01.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

Permanent weight loss is a holistic event. Permanent weight loss is a mind-changing, life-changing event. You can lose weight, but you will find it again and again until you are ready for permanent change.

7 Tips: The Dos and Don'ts of Toxic Friendships

Janice Taylor | Posted 12.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

Negative people often do slow us down and drain our energy, as well as create stress and anxiety, none of which is useful or helpful. What to do?

Six Obesity Fighting Tips for an Obesogenic World

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

The sidewalks in our towns and cities have been rolled up and taken away. We no longer take a quick walk or ride our bikes to the mart. We're rolling down our driveways how many times a day?

25 Things To Do Instead Of EAT

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

When was the last time that you were so engrossed in an activity or passionately at play that you forgot to eat? Maybe, say - when you were 10? Playing with your Ken and Barbie dolls?

Halloween Candy: Seven Ways to Stay Awake And Aware in the Face of Chocolate

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

Oh My! Halloween is almost here! I don't know about you, but I want to stay awake and aware in the face of all those little mini-chocolate bars! With ...

21 Thanksgiving Tips: Avoiding The Slings And Arrows

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

Truth be told, for me, getting through Thanksgiving unscathed is less about food and more about dealing with the slings and arrows that could be 'lovingly' sent my way.

Feng Shui: 10 Healthy Living Tips

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

This 50-pound big-time-loser is here to tell you that the best way to begin anew is to make sure that the energy in your home is supporting your new healthy eating and living style.

Dish The Dirt: Denise Austin On Saddlebag Slimmers & Fit Bottoms

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

Polar opposites in childhood, finding middle ground as adults, I met up with Denise Austin, fitness guru, to discuss saddlebag slimmers and fit bottoms.

The Recipe Club: A Tale of Food and Friendship

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

I had the pleasure of sitting down with Nancy Garfinkel and Andrea Israel, authors of The Recipe Club: A Tale of Food and Friendship. Here's what they have to say.

The Holiday Diet Fast

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

I've been talking to tons of Kick in the Tush Club members as well as private coaching clients, asking them "How do you get through the holidays without gaining weight?"

Ten Ways to Curb, Conquer And Control Nighttime Eating

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

When the sun goes down, many healthy individuals are lured mindlessly into their kitchens. What to do? Understand it and plan for it with these 10 tips to controlling nighttime eating.

Insomnia Cookies: 25 Tips to Better Sleep

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

5. Stop eating all together at least 3 hours before sleep. This will prevent heartburn, indigestion and energy boosts from the food. A good weight loss rule anyway. You've got to stop at some point.

6 Billion Pounds Overweight: Dr. Ian Smith Gives America a Kick in the Tush.

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

"The food industry has huge culpability as to why we in America find ourselves where we are," Dr. Ian said. "The food industry is not a non-profit agency. They are in it for the profits."

Give Kraft a Kick in the Tush: Harmful Chemicals in Your Mac & Cheese

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

In 2008, Kraft removed artificial colorings...and chemical sweeteners...from the products that they distribute in Europe, Australia, and other developed countries due to consumer concern over scientific studies...But, they haven't done the same thing here in the U.S.!

How Much Does Whoopi Goldberg Weigh?

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

Your bathroom scale measures the force of attraction between you and the earth, and that force is called your weight. If you look at it in those terms, it takes the emphasis off fat and puts it on gravitational pull.

Sexy 101: 9 One-Size-Fits-All Tips on How to Let Your Sexy Rip

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

Is 'chunky' in or out? The shows - Drop Dead Diva, More to Love, Dance Your Ass Off and Ruby - range from dance to comedy to reality - some promote health and weight loss, some say you're fine just as you are, as they light up the grill and fill up on dessert. Mixed messages for sure.

Thunder Pants, Under Pants: A Weighty Weigh-In

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

'Thunder Pants' confesses her 'weighty sins' and receives forgiveness. What's your dietary sin? Lighten your load here!

Fat Daughter: A Punishment from God?

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

There is nothing 'wrong' with your child. She does not need to be 'fixed.' Ask for your child's input and rather than harping on the negative -- learn about nutrition; talk up health benefits.

Planet Earth: Difficult Times, Insatiable Appetites ... Doomed?

Janice Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Janice Taylor

We human beings are pretty crude creatures. We want more, more, more. We have insatiable appetites. We do everything in excess, in both our personal and collective lives.

9 Ways to Put the Brakes on Menopausal Weight Gain

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

If you're just entering menopause, you might be thinking, is menopausal weight gain a given? What's happening to my body? Why have the Scales of Injustice turned on me?

Jon and Kate Spoiler: A Sandwich of Betrayal, Stress & Divorce?

Janice Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Janice Taylor

An important part of a relationship revolves around sharing your life. Before you 'talk at' your significant other, take a look at these truly helpful and useful communication guidelines.

Food Inc.: What is the Food Industry Hiding?

Janice Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Janice Taylor

Food, Inc. is a mind-blowing, stomach-twisting, eye-opening and ultimately heart-breaking film.

9 Happy Weight Loss Tips from the Patron Saint of Permanent Fat Removal

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

Keeping your home clear of the Devil's Food, red light items, and things that send you off on a binge is essential!

Kirstie Alley: Still Stuck In a Fat Suit?

Janice Taylor | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Taylor

Kirstie, if you want to join the 'permanent fat removal' club, you've got to change your thinking. The bikini is not the prize. Loving yourself is.