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The McXperiment

Today is the beginning of a brief but hilariously fun McDonald’s experiment – dubbed the “McXperiment (pronounced – ‘mickspeariment’)”? I can tell you right now, I shoulda started dating women with kids years ago. This is awesome. Why play with mice or guinea pigs when you can do it with a real, live human??!! My girlfriend’s daughter turned 7...

Food Rewards and Punishments

Don’t be turned off or bored by this title. This is a monster of a topic that scratches the surface of’some ideas so powerful and pervasive that if you were to follow the rabbit hole to’their origin, you would be presented with a completely different template for life, love, self-esteem, parenting, business, and human interaction ? not just a mended relationship with the things...

Restrained Eating and Obesity

In the book Intuitive Eating by?Eveyln Tribole and Elyse Resch, a classic study on dieting psychology was highlighted (and reminded me of Napolean in Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure). In real life, I’ve been talking about this study a lot lately, because it is’such an interesting example. Here is the section in the book?discussing the?appetite dysregulation caused by...

John C. Parkin: F**k It

Alas! I have returneth from the rugged wilderness of West Virginia where the work to reward ratio is probably the highest I’ve ever encountered. I was swarmed by insects, walked through miles of nasty bogs, got completely drenched by hard rain, bushwacked up the nastiest slope of all time ever, and got ripped to shreds by thorns only to see 50 miles of trees, shrubs, and rock. The Rocky...

The 180 Healthy Eating Guide Part I – Intuition

It’s time to do a quick summary on what I’ve been thinking lately as it pertains to diet. Remember, this is just the eating component we’re talking about here, not the literally hundreds of other factors that go into achieving and maintaining good health. So don’t get overly wrapped up in it, or in eating in general. If anything, I look at eating as a tool to help combat...