MICHAEL POLLAN’S 12 COMMANDMENTS FOR SERIOUS EATERS

1.  Don’t eat anything your grandmother wouldn’t recognize as food.2.  Avoid foods containing ingredients you can’t pronounce.3.  Don’t eat anything that won’t eventually rot. [Read more]...more

8 Ways You Make Life Harder Than It Should Be

Recently I have come to a rather shocking realization that 99% of my problems were actually created by me, my mind. Most of the things that stressed me out were actually the product of my thinking, fed on by my unnecessary constant obsessing while the rest was always deemed uncontrollable. In reality, I could have taken actions to prevent and solve my problems and direct my thinking in a way that brings me happiness. I didn’t. I made my life harder for myself....more

What It Is Like to Have An EKG Test

They say one should always check with their doctor before starting an exercise regimen, especially if you are older and have not exercised ...more

31 Days of Practical Pointers for Pelvic Health Awareness

Surely~ at some point in your life~ you have possessed some thing that you really enjoyed taking care of. My short list of ‘things’ favored at different stages of my life would include an extensive collection of Troll dolls (childhood), my cello (my teens), and an expensive kayak (my adventurous 30’s)....more

Chasing the Apple

Perched on a bar height counter, his apple started rolling.We all watched as it went on a path of its own choosing, most of us out of reach to catch it. Let’s just call him John, twisted, leaned and fell, his leg getting caught on the metal leg of the chair as it toppled. His leg broke, that is, his actual human leg, the artificial one which had become a part of him since a long ago accident kept him upright. But in spite of his bravado, I suspect it caused him some grief at the point the metal leg attached to his body.And all for an Apple....more

Healthy Living

There seems to be a craze these days on getting and staying healthy. I hear many people say things like, I have to begin eating better, have to start exercising, have to drink more water, etc. The intentions are real but the get started part is hard. If you are not a self-motivator by nature, you may need constant reminders of why it is important to try and live a healthier lifestyle. I believe that many of the health problems are nation faces can be avoided and our health system would not be in such turmoil if people would take the responsibility of caring for themselves better. ...more