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About Joseph Parent

Dr. Joseph Parent is a highly regarded expert in Applied Mindfulness and Performance Psychology. He is a best-selling author, keynote speaker, performance coach and media commentator. His latest book is THE BEST DIET BOOK EVER: The Zen of Losing Weight. He offers personal sessions for sports, life and/or executive coaching. Please visit his website here https://www.drjoeparent.com
Latest Posts | By Joseph Parent
Find the Silver Lining in Your 60s: Unconditional Confidence in Challenging Times
4 weeks ago

Find the Silver Lining in Your 60s: Unconditional Confidence in Challenging Times

By  •  Mindset

There’s a saying I’d like to explore with you: “Believe you can or believe you can’t, either way you’re right.” It points to the importance of confidence and positive self-belief in accomplishing our goals at any age, but more so in the years after 60. The challenge is maintaining that confidence through tough times. Read More

How to Take Charge of Your Own Personal Diet Plan After 60
2 months ago

How to Take Charge of Your Own Personal Diet Plan After 60

Most diet systems present one approach that is supposed to work for everyone. They recommend specific changes in foods to eat and the way to eat them, sometimes with extensive amounts of supplements, and often schedules and routines for exercise. Read More

5 Ways to Find the Motivation to Continue Your Weight Loss and Fitness Journey After 50
3 months ago

5 Ways to Find the Motivation to Continue Your Weight Loss and Fitness Journey After 50

The ideal approach to losing weight and getting fit is based on positive preference rather than harsh self-denial. The key is to consciously choose to weigh less and be in better shape as a preference over the old habits of over-eating and avoiding exercise. Read More

Want to Lose Weight After 60? It’s Time to Take Personal Responsibility and Make Better Choices
5 months ago

Want to Lose Weight After 60? It’s Time to Take Personal Responsibility and Make Better Choices

You may have tried to diet and struggled to lose weight. Or you succeeded in losing weight but couldn’t keep it off. Read More

How to Get in Shape After 60: Ask Yourself “Am I Really Hungry?”
7 months ago

How to Get in Shape After 60: Ask Yourself “Am I Really Hungry?”

Spring is here, and with it more time outdoors and looking forward to summer plans. So what can we do to get in shape? Read More

How Did You Do with Your New Year’s Resolution to Lose Weight and Get Fit?
9 months ago

How Did You Do with Your New Year’s Resolution to Lose Weight and Get Fit?

The most common New Year’s resolution is to lose weight and get fit. Sadly, it’s also the hardest one to keep!
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Don’t Fight Holiday Stress and Temptations… Avoid Them!
12 months ago

Don’t Fight Holiday Stress and Temptations… Avoid Them!

By  •  Family

I was originally going to title this post “Surviving the Holidays,” and we all would immediately know what that meant – not gaining a million pounds and still be talking to our family when it’s all over. But if our goal is just to ‘survive,’ then if we achieve our goal, we survive. How satisfying is that? Read More

Be Kind to Yourself and Become Your Own Best Friend After 60
1 year ago

Be Kind to Yourself and Become Your Own Best Friend After 60

By  •  Mindset

Everyone has the capacity to appreciate the simple joy of being alive. It is the delight you feel from the view of a spectacular sunset, the sound of a beautiful piece of music or the smile of a loved one. It is an experience of natural richness. Read More

You Must Be Present to Win: 3 Ways to Use Mindfulness to Enrich Your Life
1 year ago

You Must Be Present to Win: 3 Ways to Use Mindfulness to Enrich Your Life

By  •  Mindset

Mindfulness is front page news. A recent TIME Magazine cover announced “The Mindful Revolution: the Science of Finding Focus in a Stressed-out, Multitasking Culture.” Read More