Diving Into the CBD Controversy.

You could say I’m late to the party in talking about CBD, as it’s the hot new…what is it, a “buzz acronym” these days? And, like religion and politics, it’s almost as shocking to some sensibilities as walking into a stiff dinner party with a joint in your hand. (Obviously, some people don’t bother to … Continue reading

Hurry Up and Wait

Everything was going smoothly–maybe too smoothly: we’d worked our butts off and completed a huge number of home improvement tasks over the course of two grueling, almost sleepless months. The house had been almost entirely repainted and new baseboards installed. We’d done a cosmetic overhaul on one bathroom and nearly a gut renovation on another. … Continue reading

Wrong Direction

Fresh out of college, I remember the crisp optimism of each new day… The sun crept into the window of the little attic bedroom in our old Victorian home in Jersey City, NJ, always promising bright new things. I was a New York Metro transplant, fresh off the turnip truck from my small university in … Continue reading

Vegetarian Conversion

You’ve decided to cut out meat to see if your health improves, and your brain is drawing a blank as to how to plan meals. How will you get enough protein? Will you be hungry all the time? What will you put in the place of meat so you don’t feel like you’re missing out … Continue reading

Keeping It Simple

If you find yourself confused by the “perfect diet,” as so many out there claim to be, you’re not alone. Many bill themselves as the perfect diet, sure to change your life, and you may try one or two before becoming disillusioned because it didn’t deliver on what you understood to be the promises. Most … Continue reading

How Important Is Your Diet?

Humans complicate things. We make relationships harder than they have to be. We procrastinate. We stress out over completely unimportant details. Maybe some of this is biology, or maybe we do it to make ourselves feel set apart from the crowd in a really strange way. We’re different, see? That makes us special. One of … Continue reading

What Is A Health Coach?

The most common complaint that seems to float around about standard medicine is that doctors simply don’t have the time. They ask a few key questions during their consultation, check their watches, scribble something into your chart and bam, they’re out the door. You’ve gotten all of seven minutes of someone’s attention and there’s no … Continue reading