Nothing says Happy New Year like a day on the water. In a kayak. At least that’s how we’ve rung in January 1 every year since my first kayak appeared under the Christmas tree in the late 90’s.Read More
Happy New Year! It's energizing to make new plans for a new year, isn't it? Resolutions, goals, missions, mantras. They renew our spirit, and sometimes our mind and body, if we follow through. Enjoy the planning this week.Read More
I grabbed the jar of Vicks from the rarely used catch-all medicine basket in the closet. Expiration 2002. I unscrewed the lid, and, hey, it still smelled like whatever I remembered Vicks smelling like, so I dug my finger into the goo. I’d been coughing for 48 hours nonstop, and hadn’t had any relief from the natural remedies I’d been using, so I smeared some across my chest and under my nose.Read More
Enough already. Our lives aren't defined by a single meal. Eat your Thanksgiving feast and savor every morsel. For almost a month now we've been hearing about how to control ourselves, eat less, cleanse and mentally prep for the big day. I say there's plenty of time for holiday binge panicking next month, so how about we call a Thanksgiving truce.Read More
If you're too busy to follow all of the health news that's pumped out 24/7, let me spotlight two important pieces that affect your everyday wellbeing:
1) There’s more than one dimension of health. Wellbeing is a large synergistic cluster of health domains.
2) You are the center of the health model. Not a doctor, not an employer, not the soda industry marketing team.Read More