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...
How Do You Say No Without Feeling Guilty?

How Do You Say No Without Feeling Guilty?

How Do You Say No Without Feeling Guilty? I say Yes a lot. I bet you do too. I like to say Yes because I’m interested in so many things. I like people, I’m social and I want to help. Maybe sometimes I say yes out of guilt, guilty – ness ugh, or how...
What Food Is Bad For You? A Quiz.

What Food Is Bad For You? A Quiz.

What Food Is Bad For You? I’m a professor so I love a good quiz. What food is bad for you? A carbohydrate Bread A food your allergic to All of the above What food is bad for you? One packet of artificial sweetner High fructose Corn Syrup A food that is spoiled...