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February 2014

My TV Debut

February 22, 2014 0 comments

The first time somebody suggested we turn Experience Life magazine into a TV show, I just about spewed my tea. I am notoriously camera shy. And I have never been a huge…

What My Book Is About

February 18, 2014 3 Comments

In my “Yes, I’m Writing a Book” post, I described my motivations for doing that.  I got some lovely feedback and a few requests for more info.  So here’s a…

My Day With Dr. Oz

February 5, 2014 0 comments

Back in 2008, I had a fun and surreal experience. I was invited to be a guest on Dr. Mehmet Oz’s Oprah Radio show. At the time, Dr. Oz was…

My Daily Practice

February 3, 2014 2 Comments

  I love my morning practice so much (just a few blissful minutes for me before I so much as glance at a screen), I share it with anybody and everybody…

The High Cost of Being Hurried

February 2, 2014 0 comments

Haste makes waste. I’d heard that saying my whole life, but its true meaning sunk in about a month ago. It came announced by a searing pain and an audible…

The Whole Truth

February 2, 2014 0 comments

So much of what we’ve been sold under the guise of “health and fitness information” is a false bill of goods. What we’re told is so often only part of…

Health: The New Sex Symbol

February 2, 2014 0 comments

To say that healthiness and sexiness are connected is, in many ways, to understate the obvious. It’s widely recognized, of course, that many conspicuous elements of physical attractiveness — things…

View to a Fridge

February 2, 2014 0 comments

Show me your refrigerator and I’ll tell you who you are – or at least, who you think you are. Take my friend Jane’s fridge. It used to be full…

Nighttime Revival

February 2, 2014 0 comments

It’s 2:30 a.m. I can’t sleep. My brain won’t turn off and my body can’t seem to quiet down. To my great annoyance, I’m running through my mental lists, cycling…

Just Another Statistic

February 2, 2014 0 comments

As a health journalist, I’m a big fan of scientific studies. They are an endless source of good article fodder — in part because they involve a goodly amount of…