This Time is Different

By: Jeff Wolfsberg How many times have you said, "This time is different!" or heard someone you cared about tell you, "This time is different!"  There are no four words more destructive.  For many of us we are intrigued by the different, whether it's a new program,...

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Different Types of Positions in the Mental Health Field

When to see a therapist Depression is the most common reason men should seek professional help. Many life situations — jobs, relationships — can trigger its trademark symptoms, such as prolonged sadness, lack of energy, and a constant feeling of stress. For older men,...

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Ghosting and the Saboteur

In the coaching field, we have a term called The Saboteur.  As a client steps forward to changes in their lives, their inner alarm goes off. Homeostasis, or the tendency to maintain the status quo is strong and powerful force and a clients plans to make changes in...

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Reality Check

When life is going well, when business is going well, we don't asked the same questions we do when life has hit a shit show. Men start asking themselves the "real" questions for one of two reasons.  Only until severe trauma or drama strikes that a man will confront...

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When You Get Stronger the Weight Gets Easier

  I was in a Bikram yoga class the other day.  I kept falling out of a pose and got really frustrated.  I spoke with the instructor after the class and asked her, "What's wrong?"  She said, "Your form is good, you are just not strong enough."   At first I was...

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Your Move

There are usually one of three reasons why someone comes to see me.  You’ve been to the doctor and he said, what the fuck is wrong with you! You’re fat, blood pressure is out of control, blood sugar is a mess, and you’re going to die if you keep this up.  The second...

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Don’t Be Stupid

Simon Ramo is a scientist and statistician.  Years ago he wrote a book few people read called Extraordinary Tennis Ordinary Players.  In his book, Ramo identifies the crucial difference between the Winner’s Game and Loser’s Game.  He believed the tennis could be...

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Jeff on CrossCheck Radio – What is Recovery Coaching?

Jeff's Interview on Crosscheck Substance Abuse Radio Recently, I had the opportunity to join the team at Crosscheck radio to discuss what Recovery Coaching is and where the field is going.  I spoke about my day job at Advocates and my side hustle working...

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Principles of Mindful Eating – Slow Down Tune In

November 1, 2018. By Jeff Wolfsberg I am so guilty of this myself, it's racing through my meal!  Mindfulness is the idea of being present in anything you are doing. I've brought mindfulness to my eating and it has done wonders for not only my digestion, but the amount...

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5 Ways to Get More Activity Into Your Day

October 31, 2018. By Jeff Wolfsberg Instead of sit down meeting, take a walking meeting. Park further away from your office or station if you take a train. Get off the bus a few stops earlier and walk the rest of the way. Yup, take the stairs. If possible, cycle to...

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Entering the Dark Wood

October 10, 2018. By Jeff Wolfsberg The midlife passage is one of the great thresholds in life. It is a period of intense personal transformation marked by the passing of youth coupled with a growing awareness of our own mortality. James Hollis describes this period...

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Mindset

Long before someone hires me to be their Nutritional Consultant they experience a moment or series of moment (s) that gets the brain thinking. Maybe it’s the inability to play with your kids or grandkids because of your weight or fitness. For many men my age (52) we are still on there competing in the marketplace that seems to be moving faster and faster. We realize we need a body AND. a mind that is competitive. Yet, we get home and we are depressed and tired. Or, it may be intimacy that propels you into action. Your sex life is non-existent or not as rewarding as you’d like. We all have that. moment.

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Success Story One

Before   265 lbs. Chronic skin problems IBS On medication for depression/anxiety Hospitalized for anxiety     After   195 lbs. Skin problems cleared up No IBS Off all medication No hopitalizations Overview New Philosophy Towards Health   Food Maximize nutritional...

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A Moment When You Say Enough

I talk a lot about that moment when you say enough is enough.  Or, more succinctly, I’m fucking tired of this shit.  Whatever your moment is you can come back from it.  I truly believe nutrition and adding a sensible fitness program can have a profound impact on your life.  Give me a call and let’s see if working together makes sense.

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