Listen ya’ll I played myself. I was supposed to get up this morning and hit hot yoga at 6 since I didn’t have to be at work until noon. However, a warm bed and the thought of a small class where I couldn’t hide in back told me to keep my ass in the bed.… Read More »
Alright, today is day seven and I’m holding strong. Once again, my day job offered me chocolate rugelach and treats loaded with sugar and butter and calories. Normally, I would have snarfed down half a dozen of these chocolate puppies with a cup or sweetened cream and a splash of coffee. My life is different… Read More »
Yesterday’s hot yoga class sucked serious coconuts. I couldn’t get through most of the poses and bounced between nausea and body aches. When you consistently miss workouts because of death or a birthday party or something that someone needs, your body forgets what to do and resists and fights against all attempts to get healthy.… Read More »
Temptation always comes in a form you truly desire. As I join a friend for lunch at a wonderful Middle Eastern dinner, I must resist all the wonderful warm pita bread, baklava and french fries dipped in olive oil, lemon juice and sprinkled with feta and cilantro. I am on day five of carb free… Read More »
During our lives, we will meet several people. Some of these folks we will know a lifetime. Some folks will be around for a good time and then dash when the first sign of trouble presents itself. I have had several acquaintances and very few true friends. True friends can save your life or at… Read More »
“All of life’s important decisions are made without enough information, and coming out is no exception. We make our decisions based upon predictions about how our lives will be affected by the possible outcomes.” Olson p. 67
If we treated or friends the way we treat our partners, many of us would be friendless.
Unless two virgins get together, the man you love and have partnered with probably has a history.
As human beings, we do a whole lot of dumb things.
Along with ritual comes a very different approach to interacting that will fundamentally change the way your relationship unfolds. The concept of appreciation is not new. In the Buddhism that I practice, most of the prayers mention appreciation in one form or another. This powerful but seemingly small technique allows us to keep the focus… Read More »