Rio de Janeiro and the 31st Olympiad have been occupying snippets of my free time lately. My favorite games? Since the 1996 Dream Team (and the first Olympics I can remember watching), Women’s Gymnastics. What athletes! While the uneven bars or floor exercise are my usual go-tos; this year, the balance beam has me especially captivated. With […]
According to alternative health literature, essential oils are the next most important items to have in your medicine cabinet after coconut oil, probiotics, and apple cider vinegar. While humanity will never find the magic bullet to collectively cure all the earth’s ailments, essential oils have shown themselves effective for various purposes both anecdotally (my family and […]
Confession: I don’t usually think in advance. Today, I went to a training on forgiveness led by a Stanford professor, and I didn’t bring a notebook. I thought the hosting facility would at least hand out an agenda that I could flip around and write on the back, but no such luck. Instead, I spent the […]
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