My Mom was always reminding me to “go with the flow.” Mostly because I didn’t. I was nervous and uptight from what seems like the day I was born. In fact, I arrived a month early so you could say I wasn’t really going with the flow right from the start. Now that I am […]
I have been drinking Yogi Tea for around 2 years. In addition to it being really delicious and very healthy, it offers great little truths at the end of each tea bag. I have collected my favorites over the years and decided today that they are just too good not to share. So here they […]
I am very happy to have the elections over. Although I am not especially enthused about the outcome – that really isn’t what I want to vent about here. Instead I want to lament about the entire notion of politics, because as a writer focused on health promotion I believe that the entire political machine […]
As a nation we have been criticized for our lack of universal health care and our ineffective use of health care dollars. But, reform is in place and changes are coming! We need to focus on what is working with our health care system and how each of us can make things better. One way to personally reform the system is to exercise your right to choose quality care.
I have found an incredible peace come over me lately. The reason – I don’t want or need anything. That may seem like an odd thing to report. It may even come as a shock if you knew me just a few years ago. Back then, nearly every night after work I’d run to the […]
When I was a kid my Mom often used the expression, “keep your nose clean.” That of course meant to stay out of trouble. However, for the past five years that phrase has taken on a whole new meaning for me. At the end of 2004 I had much-needed sinus surgery which made it possible […]
At the beginning of last year, I would roll out of bed and head straight for the coffee maker. It was a morning ritual that I looked forward to, but unfortunately I was addicted. It started innocently – first with 1 cup, then 2, but after a few months I was up to 4 cups […]