Health

What a difference a day makes

What a difference a day makes

Yesterday morning, I woke up early, made coffee, researched candidates for the primary election, then exercised spontaneously because it just felt good. I made plans with an old friend to have breakfast the next morning – something I had put off doing for weeks. I […]

Get off your hamster wheel. It’s nice down here.

Get off your hamster wheel. It’s nice down here.

Confession time: Two months ago I paid an obscene amount of money to participate in a program called (rather problematically, I think) Weight Loss Boot Camp. This morning was my last class. After eight weeks of 5:30 a.m. workouts (and also some skipped workouts and […]

What we see vs. what life actually is

What we see vs. what life actually is

This morning I worked out, meditated and made a delicious paleo breakfast, all before 8 a.m. I could stop there, or go into a beautifully photographed, step-by-step look at how I made my Mexican spinach fried eggs. (Spoiler alert: They’re just fried eggs with hot […]

Stop drinking alone in 3 easy steps

Stop drinking alone in 3 easy steps

Listen, I know you love wine. I love wine. We ALL love wine. But if you’re anything like me, your first instinct when anything happens (good, bad, totally normal, potentially life-changing) is to reach for a bottle (wine, vodka, beer, moonshine – whatever strikes your fancy). […]

9 ways to feel better that aren’t food 

9 ways to feel better that aren’t food 

Think about the last time you indulged (or over-indulged) on food or drink.  Really think about it.  Were you doing it because you were happy or sad? To celebrate or commiserate? Had you had a bad day at work, or maybe an uncomfortable conversation with […]