If you have read my column before, you know that I am dogmatically firm on the one single best sort of exercise, diet, and wellness practice that each and every human ought to be pursuing. There is no room for equivocation in my philosophy. The best exercise, diet, and wellness practice is -- the one that you will do. It’s the kind that supports your lifestyle, your goals and … [Read more...] about The One and Only Way to Return to Open
Trying to constantly reclaim, recreate, and “go back to the way things were” can have serious wellness ramifications. This isn’t to say we shouldn't treasure our memories, honor sacrifices made, and mourn losses. We must! And if we practice, we can also learn to cherish the impermeant preciousness that comes with being human. In an effort to do just this, starting … [Read more...] about Dear COVID 19, Thank you for…
Your heart beats about 115,000 times and pumps about 2,000 gallons of blood every day. It beats 2.5 billion to 3 billion times in a lifetime. Seems like if anyone deserves a Valentine this month, it’s our heart. Maybe it’s not a coincidence that February is also National Heart Health Month! Heart disease is a leading cause of death for women and men in the United States and … [Read more...] about What are you Getting your Self-Care for Valentine’s Day?
"You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it." -Margaret Thatcher The Declaration of Independence was approved by the Continental Congress on July 4th, 1776. We think of this as the birthday of our nation. But the story of our nation’s quest for freedom is a long, winding one. And, it’s not over. Yes! I know that by the time you read this, … [Read more...] about Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Wellness
I hope you are well. Writing this, I am struck knowing that many will not be well by the time the paper arrives. I feel it in my chest. Hot and tight. Sound familiar? It's the same thing I feel when I remember that my kid doesn't get an 8th grade dance. I know. It's just a dance. He's not being conscripted. Our family hasn't lost anyone close to us. We have a comfortable … [Read more...] about 7 Things You Can Do Right Now