Happy Birthday! Is It Really A Celebration Without Cake?

Happy Birthday! Is It Really A Celebration Without Cake?

Happy Birthday! Is It Really A Celebration Without Cake? why is it that all our celebrations involve food? And not just any food, our holiday tables are laden with rich and sugary treats. There’s a good reason for that. One that’s embedded in our cultural DNA. In days...
Decadent Hot Cocoa That’s Actually Good for You!

Decadent Hot Cocoa That’s Actually Good for You!

It was a mellow Christmas at our house this year. Bitterly cold and windy outside, we were happy to hunker down inside and enjoy a quiet day by ourselves. On a whim after I’d washed up the dinner dishes I decided to make us some hot cocoa. The result was a rich,...
Walking this Camino Called Life

Walking this Camino Called Life

Walking this Camino Called Life Eight years ago I boldly announced to my friends on Facebook that I intended to walk the Camino de Santiago de Compostela. Why in the world would I want to follow an ancient pilgrim’s road 500 miles across Northern Spain to end up at a...
Disrupt Your Brain’s Autopilot with Mindful Eating

Disrupt Your Brain’s Autopilot with Mindful Eating

Disrupt Your Brain’s Autopilot with Mindful Eating Wlive most of our lives on autopilot. Do any of us really pay attention? How many times have you opened the refrigerator door and had no memory of what you wanted? I bet you blamed it on a “Senior moment.” It’s...

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