Category: Journal

The Thing About Expectations

Expectations that we have for ourselves and others can get tricky. This is because most of our disappointments, frustrations, and heartbreaks stem from some expectation not being met by someone or something. But aren’t expectations necessary to some extent, or should we abandon them…

Newsworthy – Nov 22nd, 2019

Researchers have found a more accurate way to calculate dog age in human years, songs from different cultures exhibit universal patterns, big retailers are pushing costs of tariffs onto suppliers. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this past week.

You Are What You Read

We all know that our diet is very important to our overall health and wellbeing. The food we consume plays a large role in dictating how our bodies, and even minds, operate and function on a daily basis. But have you stopped to consider…

Newsworthy – Nov 15th, 2019

The Marshall Islands is in danger from rising sea levels and radioactive waste, drug resistant germs are more of a public health issue than previously thought, Instagram to remove “likes” feature. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this past week.

Newsworthy – Nov 8th, 2019

Russian engineers have developed impact-proof concrete, Apple wants to help California’s housing and affordability crisis, climate change is affecting centuries old French wineries. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this past week.

Book of the Month – November 2019

At the beginning of each month, we spotlight a staff-favorite book that meets our objective of thoughtfully sharing stories to help our audience experience their world in a smarter, healthier, and happier way.

Newsworthy – Nov 1st, 2019

The number of flying insects in Germany are dramatically falling, higher rates of obesity and an aging population are leading to surging deaths from heart failure in the U.S., businesses are offering higher pay and hiring less. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories…

Infidelity

There are few greater triggers in life than infidelity. Cheating in relationships brings out the deepest fears and insecurities, while also creating its own kind of trauma. Because of this, and the general monogamistic approach to relationships that humanity has had for most of…

Newsworthy – Oct 25th, 2019

An invisibility cloak has been created for the military, the average home has about 100 different species of insects, cities are seeing shrinking revenue sources, the Justice Department to mandate DNA collection of migrants. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this past…

Indulgence vs Self Love

I’ve written quite a few articles now on wellness where I reference, directly or indirectly, act act of loving yourself. Self love, or self care, is really the cornerstone of wellbeing. Without caring about and loving ourselves, we will never truly feel whole or…