Tag Archives: Weight loss

Forget the fitness gadgets, what you need is already in your kitchen

I have a monthly calendar, which hangs in my kitchen, next to my fridge. It’s one of those common calendars that hang in any Indian households, called Kalnirnay. I look at it 8-10 times a day, from the morning, when … Continue reading

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The social nature of behaviour change

Is behaviour change individual or social? A lot of stuff I hear about forming new habits is solo stuff: making your resolution, writing it down, creating a routine, monitoring the progress, realising success. It’s all just you. If it’s about … Continue reading

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Fresh starts

Fresh starts. We all seek them, especially around new year’s. It’s now July, and some of us, steeling our nerves, will be revisiting those new year’s resolutions we made so fervently and passionately on 1 January. So how’re we doing … Continue reading

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You lost the weight, congratulations. Now, how do you keep it off?

Over and over, I see folks around me taking drastic steps to lose weight. Fruits only! Meat only! The high-fat diet, stuff yourself silly with bacon, cheese, butter. Change that, kill the fat totally. The urge to transform is so … Continue reading

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Give up on weight loss

This year, I will lose weight. Definitely. This resolution, or some variation of it, is the most popular around the world every new year. It would also be a fair guess that, for many folks, it is a repeat. That … Continue reading

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