Monthly Archives: January 2014

Why all the food, when everyone wants to lose weight?

According to the International Food Information Council Foundation, “Most Americans (70 percent) say they are concerned about their weight status, and an overwhelming majority (77 percent) is trying to lose or maintain their weight.” This absolutely passes the credibility ‘smell … Continue reading

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How to avoid New Year’s Resolution self-flagellation

How’s it coming along? Renewed commitments to good habits. Just say No to that extra glass of wine. Eat more healthy. Waste less time on social media or TV. Restart exercise program. Be nicer to so-and-so and whathisname. 25 days … Continue reading

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One day you’re hot, the next you’re not

Here’s one of my 2013 Christmas memories … A week before Christmas I had planned a fun lunch and shopping outing at the upscale shopping mall here in town with my BFF. Shopping at The Galleria, with it’s Gucchi, Nieman’s, … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Bio-optically Organized Knowledge Centre

When I give my talk to students on the “5 Habits for the Road Ahead“, I like to joke with them, that if I presented them with a marketing pitch about a new, cool technology device where they could capture … Continue reading

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Accidental Breakthrough in Simplicity via the Christmas Tree

It’s the day before January 6th, Epiphany, when we typically take down our Christmas tree. I groan, moan and generally get a bit cranky about this task. Fiddling with hooks and bows, trying to pack delicate ornaments back into the … Continue reading

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ONE simple way to get your passwords organized

If you’re on a I’m-going-to-get-better-organized-this-year kick right now, then one annoying, gloppy, pesty opportunity might be the persistent and ever expanding userid / password nightmare. I don’t know about you, but every time I do anything online, it seems that … Continue reading

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Back in Gear in the New Year

One of the theories about the 1975 mysterious sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald in Lake Superior is that it was hit by three rogue waves, called the “three sisters”. The first wave hits the deck. Before its water drains, the … Continue reading

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