Nov 26

16 Ways to Infuse Your Days with Gratitude

Gratitude Inspiration

As we brim with anticipation for the Thanksgiving festivities of tomorrow on this ordinary Wednesday (at least according to our calendars), I've got to thinking about gratitude. Beyond our propensity to adhere to unspoken social rules and keep our moral barometers in balance (i.e., we should readily express gratitude because it's the right thing to do), why does gratitude matter and how does it affect our lives? Happiness is hard to define, but we can think about it as being … [Read more...]

Jan 04

Dear Special K, What Will You Gain When You Stop Contradicting?

Special K Collage

January. A time for resolutions, positive changes, and transformative behavior. A time to wipe the slate clean and begin anew. The start of a new year brings with it a sense of relief as we are offered an opportunity to leave the previous year's mishaps, blunders, and off-the-wagon stumbles in our rearview mirrors. I make a conscious effort to avoid any resolutions that could potentially set me up for failure, guilt, or shame. Last year I vowed to floss more, and I probably improved my … [Read more...]

Oct 11

Adventures in Juice Cleansing

Peeled Juice Cleanse

Yes, I jumped on the bandwagon and did a juice cleanse. Release your judgments, good or bad, and indulge my perceived slip of sanity by reading a bit further. There has been so much buzz about juice cleanses over the past few years. Blue Print. Urban Remedy. The Master Cleanse. Cleanses are all the rage. I think some people engage in a juice cleanse to detox and hit the "reset" button, others likely do it because they hope to lose weight (you won't lose anything but water weight, by the way, … [Read more...]

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