Benediction for Colgate University’s 2017 Commencement

The Prepared Text of the Benediction for Commencement 2017 May you always know yourself to be loved and may your presence always be an occasion of joy for others. May you always cherish the liberty of your mind and conscience and never fall prey to tyranny or intimidation. May you never lack courage in the … More Benediction for Colgate University’s 2017 Commencement

PART 3: Head Solutions for Food Problems: The Advice I Live By (How to Lose Weight, Be Popular, and Conquer Death, Disease, and All Self-Loathing: Three Blog Posts About Obesity and Change)

I hate sunny self-help stuff.  While I understand the need for a positive and hopeful outlook for making personal change, I also know that efforts at weight loss tend to produce a lot of negative feelings.  Managing those feelings by anticipating them and having strategies for dealing with them seem pretty key to me.  So … More PART 3: Head Solutions for Food Problems: The Advice I Live By (How to Lose Weight, Be Popular, and Conquer Death, Disease, and All Self-Loathing: Three Blog Posts About Obesity and Change)