Marie-Josee Shaar

June 12, 2014

Health Promotion or Make-Believe: Which Are YOU Working On?

A man recently approached me with a job offer: an executive position in an emerging wellness company. Having enjoyed success in the individual market, the company […]
April 30, 2014

Learn the Rules, then Break Them

When I was in my 11th grade class, my teacher taught me a valuable lesson that still sticks with me today. If you know your grammatical […]
March 11, 2014

5 Thinking Errors That Hurt Your Health (and what to do about it)

The fact that humans survived in a world of more powerful predators is a huge tribute to the potency of our brain. Our claws and jaws […]
January 25, 2014

Positive Pressure as a Health Promotion Strategy

If you’d like to experiment with social pressure as a behavioral change motivator, be careful not to state that the behavior you’re trying to extinguish is […]