The Elusive Beach Body and the Problem with Goals

I saw a health club advertisement that started with, “Goals are meant to be crushed.” Can you hear the growling?  Another says, “Commit to something.”  Uh … no thanks. I need less commitments.  The Oxford dictionary defines a commitment as “an engagement or obligation that restricts freedom of action.”  Where do I sign?  “Lose weight … Continue reading The Elusive Beach Body and the Problem with Goals

Connection and the Universal Human

We inhale oxygen and release carbon dioxide, while trees take in carbon dioxide and release oxygen.  We are not in the universe; we are the universe and it is us.  Everything this universe is made up of, came from a singular, tiny point.  No matter how far it expands, there’s nothing more and nothing less.  … Continue reading Connection and the Universal Human

Raquel Welch Had Nothing to Do with the Creation of This Fork

We don’t do dining rooms.  I mean, that’s a lot of square footage that might only be used, what … three times a year?  So, instead, we have a bar/lounge and we use it every day.  In one corner is a cabinet that has things from traveling, events, and other small things.  On one shelf … Continue reading Raquel Welch Had Nothing to Do with the Creation of This Fork

Can Yoga Stop Our Subconscious Mind from Slapping People?

The gym isn’t like a barber shop or a beauty salon where we walk out after an hour or so with an upgraded look.  Same goes for yoga.  It’s not a session or class or a “fix”.  It’s a way of being. Same goes for our subconscious mind.  The subconscious mind serves the conscious mind.  … Continue reading Can Yoga Stop Our Subconscious Mind from Slapping People?

Why the Grass Being Greener on the Other Side isn’t the Issue

People often say, “the grass isn’t greener on the other side”.  And some people, to be even more clever, follow that up with, “it’s greener where you water it.” Ugh!  Many years ago, I wrote an article entitled, “Greener Pastures” and in my research, I found a photo of two cows on one side of … Continue reading Why the Grass Being Greener on the Other Side isn’t the Issue