~~~ If you are reading this you are more than likely not a racist. You may be monolingual and/or somewhat culturally sheltered. You may not be. Whatever your subject position as you read this essay is, you’re here because its title called to you. You do care when you see news stories about anti-Chinese sentiment. … Continue reading It Is A Small World And We Do Share It (Some Thoughts On Critical Thinking During A Pandemic)
~~~~~ Do you want to improve the quality of your health? Lose some weight? Gain energy? Be more in tune with yourself and what you, personally, need in order to achieve your optimum level of wellbeing? Or do you just have a better connection between your mind, body, and spirit? If any or all of … Continue reading Find A Health Coach: How To Find The Best Coach For What You Want To Accomplish
~~~~~ How are you feeling these days? Does it seem like time is flying, or that too much is going on at once, and that 2018, though still only a few weeks in, is already feeling just a bit more tumultuous that you would like? If you feel frizzled and somewhat at a loss, to … Continue reading Stress Relief During Trying Times: Creative Solutions To Warm Your Heart
~~~~~ Are you like most people? You vow to make changes at the start of a new year but then by the time January is over you have gone back to your regular habits? Then you’re normal, actually. This happens a lot, which is why there are so many “New Year, New You” blog posts … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions: Six Reasonably Easy Things To Change So That Your 2018 is Magical
~~~~~ Conventional thinking holds that when a person is ready to become healthy and make big changes for the new year (or for swimsuit season, or in preparation for an event), the go-to guide would be a personal trainer and the place to make the change would be at the gym. Now, though, options for … Continue reading What a Health Coach Can Do For You That Dr. Google Cannot: Are You Ready for a Vibrant New Year?
~~~~~ How do you feel about Christmas and the holiday season? If you follow the social media narrative, you should be happy, replete, surrounded by friends and family, and poised for January first and a “New Year, New You!” Yes, that’s right. And if not, your narrative can go something like: you’re stressed but committed … Continue reading Of Gingerbread Persons and Christmas Songs (Or: The Most Important Question to Ask Yourself Today)
~~~~~ Does the holiday season start for you at Halloween or at Thanksgiving? (Or even later, like on December 20th, and only with great reluctance?) And what, for that matter, does the holiday season mean for you? For me, holiday season starts at more or less at Halloween because I love the Mexican holiday traditions … Continue reading Holiday Stress and Staying Sane: Tactics, Strategy, Sass, and Flair
~~~~~ Today I saw the movie Hell or High Water for the second time. When I left the theater, the server–I think his name was Drew–said, “We’ll see you soon I’m sure” and I smiled and said, “Yes, you will.” Have you seen the movie Hell or High Water yet? For whatever reason, Alamo Drafthouse … Continue reading Two Hearts Wellness @Alamo Drafthouse: Hell or High Water (A True Romance)