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Articles, columns, essays, and poetry to uplift, inspire, and invigorate you. Here you’ll find features on health, wellness, inspiration, comfort and creativity.

Personal Essays | The Painful Path to a New Passion

January 18, 2017 // 1 Comment

The onset of TOS forced me to dust off latent interests and develop new skills. It forced me, kicking and screaming, down a dark path into an uncertain future. Now I am in that future. I am content here, and so very, very thankful. [...]

Sweatpants & Sanity | Solstice

December 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

The summer solstice is undoubtedly my favorite day of the year. The magic of the long, light day and the much shorter period of darkness is more powerful for me than you’d [...]

Personal Essays | When Grief Changed Me

December 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

So life is going to keep on keeping on and grief is sure to come again, but I know that hugs keep my heart tender and laughter is my favorite thing; well, and really good hot coffee of course. [...]

Personal Essay | Nourishment

November 21, 2016 // 0 Comments

Early last fall, I lost my appetite. I ate just enough to keep me going. Nothing more, nothing less. After five years of writing a book about food, I stopped eating. While I [...]
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