Is your boxed frozen delicacy making you fat?

Is your boxed frozen delicacy making you fat?

This article was originally published in Money, Inc. Did you know that your chemically-concocted, boxed frozen delicacy that says it’s healthy is setting you up for sabotage? What the heck is a whole food anyway? Isn’t it just a grocery store chain? The terms whole...
Are you a Vacation Martyr?

Are you a Vacation Martyr?

Originally published in Money, Inc. Are you a liability to your company and to yourself? Are you a vacation martyr who feels like even a few days off will be too much to catch up on when you get back? Project: Time Off discovered half of Americans leave vacation time...
Can a personality type trigger Hashimoto’s Disease?

Can a personality type trigger Hashimoto’s Disease?

Ready for some controversy? I take responsibility for triggering my Hashimoto’s Thyroid Disease, Raynaud’s Disease, Osteopenia, early menopause at 36 and pernicious anemia. Yep. I did it to myself, and I have no one else to blame. Autoimmune diseases occur...
Respect Yourself with Better Quality Food

Respect Yourself with Better Quality Food

Those cage-free, pastured eggs are 50 cents per egg! I can get an entire burger for a buck!  How much logic do you put into choosing what goes into your body? When I go to a restaurant that serves giant portions, it is an immediate turn-off, because I believe they...
Is it work-life balance or lagom?

Is it work-life balance or lagom?

Recently I came across a great word in the Swedish language – Lagom. Lagom means just the right amount, enough, in moderation or in balance. I don’t use the words work-life balance because I think work and play are more like a teeter-totter or see-saw....