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Avoid Noshing in the Kitchen This Holiday. Part 2

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

Sip water — Have a glass of water at the ready and drink frequently. Water keeps you feeling full. Also, your body sometimes mistakes thirst for hunger. Working in a hot kitchen can be dehydrating, and you may be thirstier than you realize. (more…)

Avoid Noshing in the Kitchen This Holiday. Part 1

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

Do you spend much of the holiday season in the kitchen? Perhaps you are responsible for anything and everything related to holiday food — grocery shopping, cooking and baking for the kids, potlucks, gifts, and preparation of lavish holiday feasts. (more…)

How can I help my Daughter do Better in School?

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

Q: My daughter is almost 10. She is smart and can learn things pretty easily, but when you ask her a question, it takes her a while to get the answer out. She knows the answer; it just takes time to say it. How do I know if this is a processing problem or a personality thing?
A: There can be many reasons for a youngster’s relative lack of success in school. School performance questions deserve careful evaluation by your pediatrician, your school and perhaps a learning-issues specialist. (more…)

The psychology of design. Part 2

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

Consumers want a friendly, inviting atmosphere where they feel comfortable exercising. An important aspect of atmosphere is aesthetics — how does the facility look, feel, sound and smell? Because people have different preferences, it is necessary to research and plan what your market wants, and then design an environment to target that group. (more…)

The psychology of design. Part 1

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

Design is a marketing effort to create a unique attraction that will stand the tests of competition and time.

Profit by design. Is it possible? Definitely. Owners who have taken this approach and have developed facilities that speak quality, service and energy know this is true. (more…)