Category Archives: Health

My Son Wears Heels (Review)

From the moment I saw the cover of My Son Wears Heels: One Mom’s Journey from Clueless to Kickass by Julie Tarney, I knew I had to read it.  It is the memoir of the mother of a gender non-conforming, … Continue reading

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Risky

An especially severe ice storm covered every exposed outdoor surface with a thick coating of slipperyness one day last month.  It happened on the day of the week that I normally drive out of town. It only took one look … Continue reading

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Live Honestly

I have a confession to make.  When I was still a young adult, my life was a dishonest one.  Oh, I was taught that honesty in life is the best way to live.  In real life, though, I found out … Continue reading

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Ice Cream For Breakfast

A few years ago, a professor at Kyorin University in Tokyo performed a series of clinical trials, for which people were required to eat ice cream right after awakening from a night’s sleep.  Yoshihiko Koga then had his subjects do … Continue reading

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American Poverty Awareness

Poverty is a real and controversial issue as it occurs in the United States.  We might take an analytical view of the problem by crunching numbers. For instance, the official poverty levels determined by the U.S. Health and Human Services … Continue reading

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A Life In Balance

So many of us feel stressed out over the responsibilities and obligations that have taken over our lives.  Certainly we need food, shelter, and clothing for ourselves and our families.  Somehow, oftentimes in the process of providing these necessities, our … Continue reading

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Gratitude–Actually?

I had been half listening to an interview on the radio during a long drive the other day. The guest advocated cultivating an attitude of gratitude in order to attract more good things into ones life. Soon, I began to … Continue reading

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