eat well or exercise?

eat well or exercise?

There is an Ayurvedic proverb which reminds us of the power of food: When diet is wrong, medicine is of no use. When diet is correct, medicine is of no need. Food truly is medicine. And while exercise and eating well should not be mutually exclusive, if scientists...
sleepy time

sleepy time

Our bodies can’t “make up for” or catch up on lost sleep. If you read about the magic pill that neuroscientist Lisa Feldman Barrett prescribes for brain, body and emotional health, you know that sleep is at the top of her list. Like, science has...
the magic pill

the magic pill

If you’ve been in class lately, or seen me in the grocery store for that matter, you know that I can’t stop talking about the book How Emotions Are Made by neuroscientist Lisa Feldman Barrett. This book is causing a bit of a ruckus in the psychology world,...
we are made of the stars

we are made of the stars

In spite of, or maybe because of, all the things going on in the world — from political insanity to indefensible misogyny to nature’s massive pandemonium with the California fires closest to home — I found myself slightly obsessed with a recent 60...
on being human

on being human

The TV show The Voice is partly responsible for my passion around developing the Living Wholeheartedly with Grief and Loss series. Let me explain. I am a sucker for singing competition shows, particularly The Voice. I love the blind auditions, I love the banter...