Category Archives: Health

Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving- A Funny Story About Gratitude

Today’s big idea is, no surprise about gratitude. After all, it’s Thanksgiving in the US. Essentially a national day of gratitude.  Thanksgiving is my favorite family holiday because it’s really about coming together and sharing a good meal. And there’s… more →

power of reading

The Healing Power of Reading

Today I’m talking to Becky Karush about the power of reading for our mental health and overall wellbeing. Becky is the founder of Read to Me Literary Arts, where she hosts group writing salons, which I attend and am devoted… more →

inner critic

Make Friends With Your Inner Critic

This week on the podcast, I’m talking about perfectionism. Because as honorable as it is to care about being a better person and to give a shit about bringing your best and making a difference, we can go overboard with… more →

body police

 Turn In Your Body Police Badge

So many of us have internalized the voices that say that bodies should look a certain way–any anything that’s beyond that certain way, whether it’s in size, ability, skin tone, hair type, or other characteristic–is bad.  That means when we… more →

body's signals

Listen to Your Body’s Signals

Whether you call it a gut feeling, or a feeling in your bones, your body houses your deepest wisdom. The problem is that it kinda talks in whispers. A fluttering in your chest. Maybe a flush in your cheeks. A… more →

wearing clothes that fit

Wearing Clothes that Fit

Body acceptance is something that’s pretty internal. It comes from changing how you think and feel, and while I LOVE talking about the mind component of any change, sometimes you just want to know what to DO differently. Today I’m… more →

think about your body

3 New Ways to Think About Your Body

 Today we’re talking about 3 different, and probably new ways to think about your body that can help you feel better about it and you. You’re reading the transcript of an episode of the How to Be a Better Person… more →

transitional

Self-Reflection Rituals for Transitional Times

Today’s big idea is that in this pandemic summer, when we still can’t really predict what the fall, winter and spring ahead will be like, and yet we theoretically are out of the worst of it, is a very transitional… more →

fall

What Fall Is REALLY About  

Today’s big idea is that it’s helpful to think about what the lessons, opportunities, and challenges of each season are; I did a similar episode on summer back in June that got a lot of downloads. So, let’s think about… more →

Is Popcorn a Healthy Snack? (Hint: Yes!)

Today we’re talking about a power snack that you might be thinking that, yeah, it’s really tasty, but it’s not actually healthy, right? This snack of mystery that we’re breaking down today is popcorn. It’s part of a week of… more →