Creative Living

You, Life, and the Big Stupid Head

Over the years of practicing medicine and teaching, I’ve been increasingly drawn to the word “expansion” as one of my primary goals for clients and students. When we suffer, we’re… Read More

How to Manage the Winter Blues

When I lived in Portland I’d chuckle at announcements for an annual cycling event called The Worst Day of the Year Ride, which is held sometime around February. There’s a… Read More

Thank You

When my wife was a teenager, her stepmother once advised her that if she didn’t have anything nice to say to someone, she could instead try saying, “Thank you.” Not… Read More

The People We Live For

For the past several weeks, I’ve been writing about the factors that contribute to longevity. Some of these are (mostly) beyond our control – like having good genetics, being female,… Read More

Fasting for Longevity

We’re living in a time when the bulk of news headlines are threatening in some way. Whether it’s the pandemic, wildfires, climate change, storms, or political corruption, there’s always bad… Read More

Dance Through Your Day

Welcome to part three of my series on longevity. I wrote a few articles on this subject ten years ago and felt it was time to revisit it. We’re exposed… Read More

How to Be More Alive

Last week I began a series on longevity – the factors that have the biggest impact on our lifespan. I started with what I think is most important – living… Read More

How to Live a Longer Life

Perhaps more than ever, mortality is the focus of our news – day after day, week after week, month after month. Over time such persistent messages find their way into… Read More

Living Your Purpose

The new 2021 Rituals for Living Dreambook+Planner will be released in a couple weeks, and there’s been a huge surge of interest in it this year, so I decided to… Read More