We should talk. Don’t worry we’re not breaking up.

We should talk. Don’t worry we’re not breaking up.

We should talk. Don’t worry we’re not breaking up. Backstory: Many of you know I teach stress management (ok dad, stop laughing). I spent my career studying anxiety and depression so, it stands to reason that I have it pretty much figured out. (Dad, what did I just...
No and Yes Live Together in The House You Build for Yourself.

No and Yes Live Together in The House You Build for Yourself.

No, and Yes Live Together in The House You Build for Yourself. When I was younger I could say no without guilt, worry, or fear. In fact, at least once I not only said “no”, I also made a deal out of that ‘no.’ It was during my short stint on the track team...
Life Isn’t Fair & That’s A Good Thing

Life Isn’t Fair & That’s A Good Thing

Life isn’t fair. It doesn’t keep score, track, or have any kind of real give-and-take order to it. We lose jobs even when we are good employees, we’re nice but we still get sick, we stub our toes, fall down, and forget to zipper our flies even though we didn’t...
There Are No Others: a more excellent state of being

There Are No Others: a more excellent state of being

There Are No Others: A More Excellent State of Being…hard but true. Something happened that turned me from someone who cares about others to someone who cares for others Something happened that turned me from someone who cares about others to someone who cares...
The Hard Thing About Teaching Nutrition

The Hard Thing About Teaching Nutrition

The hard thing about teaching nutrition to college students is that, as far as eating healthy is concerned, they’ve heard it all before. In fact, Michael Pollen’s phrase, “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.”– is about the best 3-second nutrition message around. I...
Fitting It-All-In

Fitting It-All-In

Fitting it-all-in. Yeah right. All of it, into a life. One life. Getting the balance right. That’s what I’m going to tackle today. Fitting it-all-into one life is easy.  HA! LOL! ROFL! Sure, if you’re Buddhist or maybe one of those people that throw...