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The Other Three Legged Stool

Saturday, September 7th, 2013, by

In our last post we revisited the time honored tradition of sourcing your retirement income from three solid streams of funding. Today we look at the non financial aspect of your lifetime goals…your physical well being, and how it too can be strengthened by three distinct disciplines. The goal, simply put, is to tightly compress […]

Losing Weight: Lessons Learned

Friday, December 14th, 2012, by

In last weeks post I was caught bragging on myself about all the weight I’ve lost in the past year and a half.  The emphasis was on life style change, in particular adopting an exercise regime that suited my needs and interests. There are, of course, two necessary components in losing weight.  Exercise more…and eating […]

Losing Weight: An Eighteen Month Journey

Friday, December 7th, 2012, by

Let’s start with the usual disclaimers.  Just because it worked for me doesn’t guarantee that it will work for you. And yet the fact remains..I’ve lost 38 pounds in the past year and a half…and more importantly,  show no indication of putting it back on as has happened so many times in the past. It […]

Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead: The Movie

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012, by

What do you think is the best value in entertainment today?  It would be hard to beat the nominal $8.65 that Netflix charges for its internet streaming service. Admittedly, you will not have access to the most recent hot movies, but if you enjoy documentaries as much as I do, this service is a treasure […]

The Simple Way to Lose Weight, Part II

Thursday, June 28th, 2012, by

We covered the first half of the equation in our last post…taming our appetite and strictly following the four-four-twelve formula (the number of hours between our three regular meals). The problem that arises from trying to lose weight only by eating less, is that the wrong weight may be targeted. Not all weight is bad. […]

The Simple and Complete Way to Lose Weight

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012, by

Notice that the key word in the title to this piece is simple…which is not at all the same thing as easy. If it were easy, then weight loss would not be the multi-billion dollar industry it is now. I just reached a personal milestone this morning, weighing in at 173 pounds, down now some […]

Mayor Bloomberg Takes on the Big Gulp

Monday, June 4th, 2012, by

So this is what happens when you have a mayor for life. Meaning, of course, Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York, whose latest crusade is his ban on oversized servings of sugary soft drinks. No doubt his intentions are honorable and his goals are admirable. But it tends to raise a larger question. Imagine living […]

Intelligence: The Third Link of the Nexus

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012, by

The underlying premise of this blog is the pervasive and persuasive linkage between health and wealth. It’s a positive correlation on full display in upper and upper middle income families. But there is a more fundamental element at work in this juncture, so obvious that it is easy to overlook. Not to mention its being […]