An observer watching someone lift a chair… “Wow!  That looks heavy!  You should be careful about how you lift!  You could hurt yourself!  I am sore just watching you!  Doesn’t that hurt your back and arms?  You should get someone to help you…” Person lifting: “Maybe you are right…” WorriesContinue Reading

Critical Window for Obesity Prevention Identified. by Troy Brown, RN Most obese adolescents experienced the most pronounced weight gain during early childhood, between 2 and 6 years of age.  Weight gain slowed after that but continued leading to a higher degree of obesity during adolescence a large study found. “EarlyContinue Reading

Motivation 1: When you woke up this morning did you realize that today held an opportunity for you?  Right now, the Cape has slowed down a step.  The days are still long.  The nights are cool and perfect.  I hear it.  I hope you do too,… It is calling forContinue Reading

In the most difficult times, I have held on to love.  I have worked hard to love my haters.  I try to visualize love in the world.  It starts my day and is a positive way to think about the world. We ask ourselves “is that a nice person?” orContinue Reading

Cape Cod MOVES has amazing team members.  We have picked up a boatload of trash.  We have active ploggers.  Keith Putnam is trying to get the nip bottle problem solved by working with politicians to tie it to the bottle bill. Here is an idea for you… Maybe we canContinue Reading

Getting the best of worry and anxiety… We are living during higher stress times.  I know many people who have situational worry, or anxiety, folks with generalized worry and folks who worry about worrying.  One of the other hats I have worn has involved in developing some ideas around managingContinue Reading

…I am thinking about summer,…how about you? Motivation: …So I was talking to Sandra. I said ‘I know we both believe that the glass is always half full. What about when the glass is empty?’ Sandra said, “if the glass is empty it is ready for possibilities…” I said, “that

What are your plans for the remainder of 2018? What are you considering that might be “relatively easy” for you to accomplish? What are you planning that might be a “reasonable challenge”? What are you planning that would be a “really tough push for you for this year”? When youContinue Reading