I loved those “Choose Your Own Adventure” books as a kid. So many different plots and endings. You never knew what you were going to get. Until you chose every adventure that is. But then you just got another book.
It might come as a shock (or not) but I don’t always know what I’m doing. In fact, during this stretch of life span it seems that I rarely know what I’m doing.
Summer is an amazing time to boost your mental health. The increased sunlight decreases or disappears Seasonal Affective Disorder symptoms as well as improves mental health overall.
I hear a lot of complaints lately. The President sucks. Or the president doesn’t suck, but those who think he sucks suck. Or people not caring about the environment sucks. Or people who believe in global warming suck.
The mini farm animals and tiny flower buds poking up through the ground this time of year serve as a reminder and motivation to engage in our own growth. One of the best ways to do this is through the ritual of spring cleaning. Here are four ways to spring clean that will enhance all areas of your life.
I'm in the middle of training for my first marathon in many years, following a pretty gnarly knee surgery a little over a year ago. As I train I’m reminded again of why I fell in love with this challenge in the first place and why I believe everyone should run at least one in their lifetime.
We all have dreams. Big dreams. At least I hope they’re big dreams because otherwise what’s the point in getting out of bed every day. But (of course there was going to be a “but”) those dreams can often seem way far out of reach.
It doesn’t fail. Every single year the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve.
The word “therapy” can bring up all kinds of negative connotations. It’s notorious for conjuring horror movie-like images of people lying on couches talking about all the ways in which their family effed them up while self-absorbed therapists nod silently, and after years of this eventually tell what’s wrong with them. While these stereotypes are of course rooted in some tiny truth, the majority of therapists do not operate in this manner and most people could actually benefit from a bit of good, solid therapy at some point in their lives.