Category Archives: habits

A Whole New View

Awesome photo by Stephen Edelman It’s that month where we think about resolutions and goals. Some people like to set them so they stay focused. It helps them feel like they’ve programmed an internal GPS to get them to their … Continue reading

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The LOVE Campaign

I was sitting with a group of teens at an athletic event recently and noticed how quick they were to say mean things about themselves: “I’m so fat,” “I’m so ugly,” “I’m not good enough”–the list goes on. As adults, … Continue reading

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My Broken Toe: The Sequel

Just when you thought you’d had enough of last week’s breaking-bad summer saga… After I broke my toe, we headed to LA on a July 4th getaway. There were 4 of us so we drove. (Not by camel, by the … Continue reading

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The Blue Face Sydrome

I had this conversation with a woman this weekend who is healthcare writer. She had gone to a conference where they had a breakout session on health apps. I’d been thinking recently about the intersection of health and technology. It’s … Continue reading

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Hobbies Keep Us Healthy

Imagine your city streets filled with hobby cars stretching back to the early 50s. That’s what it’s like on Hilltop Drive in Redding every April at Kool April Nites. Each year, I’m amazed at how much time and money people put … Continue reading

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Anxiety Nation

I love language and play these little language games that nobody knows about but me (and now you.) I tune into a certain word, let’s say “worry” for a whole 24 hour period. This signals to me where the collective … Continue reading

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Bypass the Bypass

My youngest son is at that age where he’s recently graduated from the pediatrician and has begun going to the family doctor. Conversations have switched, accordingly, from team sports to “sex, drugs, and rock and roll talks,” as the doctor … Continue reading

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Habits–The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

They say a meth habit can grab hold of a one-time user and not let go. That’s how strong that pull is. Cigarettes are another obvious trickster. We all know they’re gross, but for whatever reason, a teen picks one … Continue reading

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