The Art and Healing of Angry Letters

I guess when your best friend is a therapist, one of your favorite clients is a psychologist, and several of your other loved ones and best friends have gone through a lot of crap (and therefore therapy), you pick up on some things to help with healing. Sometimes these are things you can do to…

Whole Foods=Healthy! (Or Maybe Not…)

The other day, my husband brought home a little treat for me from Whole Foods. Lemonade! I took one swig in enraptured anticipation, and then nearly spat it out. How much sugar is in this crap? I looked over the label and was shocked to read that in this 16oz. bottle of lemonade, there were…

When She Knows Better Than You (or How to Deal with Unwanted Feedback)

If you’re alive, you’ve received unwanted advice or unsolicited criticism. Your career choice, your spending habits, who you took to dinner with your parents last week—any of these topics might be a prime target for unauthorized feedback in your life. I’ve recently received quite a bit of this unwanted stuff in my own life, and…

She Called Me Wonder Woman

Certain things in this world connect with us on a deeper level than it seems like they should. These things can be silly, like a T.V. series that spouts nonsense most of the time, or a dress that, for whatever reason, inspires us to pursue our best self. Why these things resonate with us may…

Dried Kiwi and Other Useful Things in This Healthy Lifestyle

One of the highly weird and excessively annoying things about my body is that I have to be exceedingly selective on my food choices. Most people have to limit calories and avoid certain downfalls or types of food. Me, however? I’ve got to avoid grains completely, which means eating tons of fiber and carbohydrates in…