Almost everything worthwhile that I’ve done in my life has required quite a large time investment. Right now, most of us have more time than we know what to do with. Honestly though, an excess of time doesn’t always feel good, especially when it’s kind of forced upon us like it has been with this … More Making the Most of Your Quarantine
I’ve spent the last few days thinking and praying about how I can use this blog for good in this crazy, crazy time. I want to offer a refuge from the constant stream of scary news, but also a relevant encouragement because for most of us, our hearts are troubled. At the same time, I … More Quarantine Food
I took a British Literature class in high school, and one of the poems we read has still stuck with me, even after all the years: The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock by T. S. Eliot. One of verses in the poem reads, For I have known them all already, known them all:Have known … More Good Days, Bad Days, and Life in Recovery
“Don’t think about a pink elephant.” You’re probably thinking about a pink elephant now, right? This is a classic example of how telling ourselves not to think about something is completely ineffective. Especially when it comes to food, trying to put too much emphasis on not doing something — whether that means not eating a … More How to Stop Obsessing Over Food
I saw a post on social media the other day advertising the “famous last words said by Steve Jobs as he was on his death bed.” Or something like that. The info graphic featured picture of the tech industry billionaire, looking pensive, with a text overlay of savvy one-liners about happiness, the fleeting nature of … More Who Is Your Health Authority?