The Impostor Syndrome

“Impostor syndrome can be defined as a collection of feelings of inadequacy that persist even in face of information that indicates that the opposite is true.” Source: Caltech.edu  I started practicing intermittent fasting on July 1, 2014. It’s now 2016 and I am still down 60 lbs and every health indicator is still better than […]

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Breaking The Fast

Here’s something that every person who fasts knows, but perhaps hasn’t really thought about consciously.  It is much easier to fast than it is to break a fast correctly.  Or, in the words of Gandhi, “More caution and perhaps more restraint are necessary in breaking a fast than in keeping it.” The famous playwright George […]

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Here’s the Best Diet for You

I’ve had a few people say to me, “Mimi, I’ve tried to fast, but I can’t do it.” Here’s what I think about that.  I’ve been fasting for almost a year now and because fasting has been relatively simple for me to do and extremely effective, I sometimes don’t understand how others struggle with it. Nevertheless, […]

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