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Changing lives one reasonable bite at a time
Gregg McBride on April 8, 2023
A Personal Perspective: The show wasn’t perfect. No form of entertainment is. But we can celebrate effort, laughter, and creative missteps now that we know better.
Gregg McBride on January 6, 2023
Personal Perspective: Life can be about joy—no matter what we might be facing. Just look at this example of a three-legged dog.
Gregg McBride on November 5, 2022
A Personal Perspective: We're all very busy and face insurmountable demands and obligations. But if we don’t initiate temporary pauses in our lives, who will?
Gregg McBride on August 13, 2022
A Personal Perspective: Sometimes, the connection we feel to certain celebrities is so strong that when they pass, it can be cathartic to allow for our own version of grieving.
Gregg McBride on June 11, 2022
Encouraging children to imagine their futures without boundaries doesn’t necessarily mean they will have their aspirations crushed.
Gregg McBride on March 19, 2022
A Personal Perspective: It can be helpful to seek out other viewpoints besides our own now and then.
Gregg McBride on December 11, 2021
Surprising someone with kindness doesn't require a lot of time or money. Even one small gesture can turn into Christmas magic, possibly the kind that will last all year.
Gregg McBride on October 2, 2021
Our internal panic buttons can confuse us, lie to us, and even cause harm to ourselves, friendships, family, or career.
Gregg McBride on July 3, 2021
Offering a stranger a smile can be challenging. But it's a challenge worth considering now that protective face masks are being used less and less.
Gregg McBride on March 31, 2021
The more resolve we have to embrace change and go with the flow, the better chance we have to be a positive and productive part of whatever life might have in store for us.
Gregg McBride on January 2, 2021
Putting more focus on the results of our desired changes can often shift our trajectory and make the journey toward new year's goals a much more pleasant (and successful) one.
Gregg McBride on November 28, 2020
While some pass TV's plethora of holiday offerings off as "fluff," there's a reason so many of these television movies resonate with their viewers and are watched again and again.
Gregg McBride on September 12, 2020
Once-a-year blooms remind us that life is a cycle and that the more mindful we are that change is constant, the sooner we can also bloom again.
Gregg McBride on August 15, 2020
Dieting can be a concept that doesn’t work for everyone. Otherwise those of us with “diet mentalities” wouldn’t have to keep starting and re-starting diets over and over again.
Gregg McBride on June 17, 2020
When offering support to someone who's recently lost their source of income or career, sometimes less is more.
Gregg McBride on March 21, 2020
Isolating ourselves has the potential to harm our psyches and adversely affect how we treat one another going forward. Here are some tips to help combat the longterm side effects.
Gregg McBride on January 1, 2020
Celebrities like Lizzo preach self-love and acceptance. But does that translate to permission to allow ourselves to remain at a weight that could be harming our physical health?
Gregg McBride on November 23, 2019
For anyone trying to lose or keep off excess weight, the onset of the holidays can bring with them a panic that goes beyond making our list and checking it twice.
Gregg McBride on August 5, 2019
Good news! You can have your cake and eat it, too. But that might start with changing your questions about how to achieve the weight loss success that's evaded you up till now.
Gregg McBride on June 1, 2019
We can’t see around life's virtual corners. But all sorts of change—and possibility—lie just beyond them.