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 […]
Apr 19 2016
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 […]
Mar 29 2016
I took this picture in my office this afternoon. Please don’t turn on post notifications. Not for me, and not for anyone else, either.
This is a really interesting situation for me, because while my business and voice exist primarily online, […]
Mar 26 2016
I got a wry chuckle out of this image (from LetterFolk‘s Instagram feed), but there is also some truth behind it.
For those of us old enough to remember a world without a smartphone in every hand, ask yourself this: do […]
Mar 21 2016
“People use drugs, legal and illegal, because their lives are intolerably painful or dull. They hate their work and find no rest in their leisure. They are estranged from their families and their neighbors. It should tell us something that […]
Mar 17 2016
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 […]