• Killing Your Own Food

    Given that I spent more than 20 years of my life as a lacto-ovo vegetarian, I’ve come a long way with meat. As I learned of the profound health-promoting effects of eating well-raised, naturally-fed healthy animals, I transitioned fairly easily […]

  • Bone Broth, Shame, And Book Sales

    Shaming is a rotten way to sell things.

    Well, I take that back. It’s actually a spectacular way to sell things, and it’s a well-proven marketing strategy. Preying on people’s fears and insecurities by reminding them of undesirable physical traits makes […]

  • This Is Not Okay

    This pissed me off.

    I mean, I don’t even know where to start with all the things that are wrong here. First of all, it’s a gift card. Meaning it’s intended to give to someone else. And why exactly would you […]

  • I Am Embarrassed By This Picture

    I am embarrassed by this picture. Well, not really embarrassed, I guess, but it really punches me in the gut.

    Yesterday, I went up one of the beautiful canyons in Utah not too far from home to shoot some photographs. I […]

  • An Effortless Way To Practice Gratitude

    “A person does not grow from the ground like a vine or a tree, one is not part of a plot of land. Mankind has legs so it can wander.”

    —Roman Payne

    Exploring the world around you is a rather effortless way […]

  • There Is No Such Thing As “Toning”

    I had this conversation with a woman just yesterday. For probably the thousandth time.

    “I need to get my exercise program dialed in. I just want to be more toned.”
    “What does ‘toned’ mean to you?”
    “You know, nice toned muscles, but not […]