Week 1: Slow Down and Breathe

Welcome to the first week of my "8 Weeks in the Woods" series. My family has made it to Michigan and we're living the dream. We're also sharing a cabin that was recently inhabited by mice and cockroaches; but the way I look at it, they're part of our beautiful world, too. Just slow down … Continue reading Week 1: Slow Down and Breathe


The Whopper Phenomenon

What is it about saying, "I'm starting to clean up my diet" that sends the message to the brain, "Eat all the junk food now!"? Much has been written on this and we've all experienced it. I don't have an elegant answer to present, and I'm not going to spend too much time going on … Continue reading The Whopper Phenomenon