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Are We High? The REAL FACE of ‘The Green Rush’

Are We High? The REAL FACE of ‘The Green Rush’ 1
‘They’ want you to conjure up images of Jeff Spicoli the pot smoking, surfer, slacker character from the 1982 American comedy Fast Times at...

A Real Solution to Death by Selfie

A Real Solution to Death by Selfie
We are actively and inhumanely slaying our health and wellness one bite at a time, one decision at a time, one food addiction at...

“We are not meant to live life like salmon swimming against the current”

“We are not meant to live life like salmon swimming against the current” 1
When following your passions, all the right people, all the right circumstances, all the appropriate life lessons fall into place; like pieces to a...

How a Woman of Faith Found Her Passion in Fungus

How a Woman of Faith Found Her Passion in Fungus 1
Did you ever think of fungus as sexy? When life throws you fungus throw hope back at it! Chronic ailments can leave a person...

I Married a Jewish Man

I Married a Jewish Man
My lack of interest in provocative religious debate is attributed to an upbringing that lacked pious rhetoric. My heathen background left me ignorant to...

I’ve Fallen & I Can’t Get Up

I’ve Fallen & I Can't Get Up
Have the insidious contradictions of people in your life ever left you shackled with depression, anger, resentment, frustration, shame, guilt, distrust and a fear...

Get Out of Your ‘Stuck in Suck’ Life

Get Out of Your 'Stuck in Suck' Life
Far too many people live their day to day life stuck in a rut. I can guarantee you this - doing the same things...

What if I choke, cramp, or don’t make it out of the water?

What if I choke, cramp, or don’t make it out of the water?
My perfect life may not be your perfect life, and your perfect life may not live up to my expectations either. Is there such a...

Ironman Love: Are You Rushing To The Finish Line?

Ironman Love: Are You Rushing To The Finish Line?
For me, Ironman is a metaphor for life. As is life, Ironman is a complex, difficult, demanding and disciplined race that requires an integration...

Can You Live An ‘Ironman Mindset’?

Can You Live An 'Ironman Mindset'? 1
In a culture where instant gratification is the norm, the Ironman journey proves to be a viable test of my overindulged, “I want it...

The Human Interest Ironman

The Human Interest Ironman 2
Swim 2.4 miles. Bike 112 miles. Run 26.2 miles. A physical, mental, and spiritual journey of 140.6 miles. When you conjure up thoughts of...

The ‘Show Me, Don’t Tell Me’ Conundrum

The ‘Show Me, Don’t Tell Me’ Conundrum
In a world where nothing is as it appears, it is difficult to maneuver through life where duplicity pervades our every interaction with self...

WHY? Marriage is STUPID!

WHY? Marriage is STUPID!
My intelligent, articulate perspective would describe marriage as an outdated archetype. The real, raw, transparent, curious, experienced, vulnerable and happily divorced self would say...

The Great American Liar: The Lost Art of Truth

The Great American Liar:  The Lost Art of Truth
They say “the truth hurts” but more important is that “non-truths hurt worse”! At the core of deception, lying and strategic omission of important...

Resolve to Think on Purpose

Resolve to Think on Purpose
Resolve to Think on Purpose - Thinking, in countless cases, is a habitual, accidental pattern of outlandish thoughts unexamined by the barely conscious, burnt...

Lightning Bolts Shattered My Thoughts

Lightning Bolts Shattered My Thoughts
Thoughts are random. Feelings are fickle. Emotions derail, flare up, tumble down and astoundingly spin around like a world class roller coaster. I am...

Spring Out of “Stuck in Suck”

Spring Out of “Stuck in Suck”
If you pay careful attention to the maniacal and incessant chatter of your foggy, stressed, lethargic, over-taxed and corrupt cognition, you will quickly identify...

Living a Terminal Life

Living a Terminal Life
His eyes sparkled, his laughter filled the room and his life will forever impact those who were lucky to be a part of this...

Don’t Just DO Something; Stand There!

Don’t Just DO Something; Stand There!
Americans, STOP the incessant action! Most of us are familiar with the saying, “don’t just stand there, do something”. What is important to understand...

Put Your Face In The Water

Put Your Face In The Water
“Put your face in the water”, spoke my friend committed to aiding me in facing my deep fear of swimming in the Gulf of...

How do you do an Ironman? One mile at a time.

How do you do an Ironman? One mile at a time.
Millions of Americans have unconsciously chosen low level living. The choice to live in a comfort zone, ‘stuck in suck’, deal, cope and barely...

How To Get Un-stuck From Suck

How To Get Un-stuck From Suck
We are the largest cohort in American history suffering from self-induced ailments that keep us stuck in sucky situations. For many, living in a...

God’s Wink Is Sometimes a Roaring Scream!

God’s Wink Is Sometimes a Roaring Scream!
There are no coincidences in life. If you were to lay out all the random, unexpected, planned, happy and tragic events in your life,...