World’s Most Famous Natural Medicine Doctor Agrees With Me.

Most household cleaners are toxic. These commercial cleaners emit toxic chemicals. Many of these toxic chemicals have been scientifically tied to numerous health problems. These health problems include headaches, respiratory difficulties, organ damage and even cancer. As bad as these chemicals are, the worst part is that they are totally unnecessary. You can get a…

Do You Have The Hygge?

No, it is not a communicable disease. Nor is it my “eccentric” buddy from college, with a taste for the JAVA!!!! That would be Ziggs. Sticking with our Scandinavian theme, Hygge is a Danish word that translates loosely to “coziness.” And it is supposed to be associated with relaxation, indulgence, and gratitude. Think warm socks,…

Swedish Death Cleaning

Yes, it actually is a thing. When I first heard the term, I thought it meant cleaning up after Vikings after they just pillaged a village. But, instead, it is the idea that Swedes get rid of all of their junk and clutter before they die. The idea is to get ride of all the…

Do You Want to Go To Barcelona . . . When You’re 70?

My aunt just got back from a trip to Barcelona. My uncle isn’t much of a traveler, so she went with a group of people from her college. They spent a week in Spain, flying first to Madrid, and then taking the train to Barcelona. This might not seem like much of a story. Except…

For Love Or Money?

It turns out, people are pretty simple. After all the noise on the internets about how to have a happy life, how to be healthy, how to do this or that, our motivation really boils down to two things. Love. Money. We do things for people that we care about. Our families, friends, pets, the…

3 Weird Hacks To Lose Weight . . . That Probably Won’t Work.

You’ve probably heard of lots of tips and tricks to lose weight. Some of the ones that I’ve heard of are just plain weird. For example, I heard about a woman who would only eat when she was naked because she felt that it made her eat less. I guess the idea was who wants…

No Epiphany Needed.

In keeping with the Christmas Season, I’ve been thinking about epiphanies. The word Epiphany originally meant the manifestation of the divine nature of Jesus, as represented by the Three Wise Men, also known as the Magi. But more recently, it’s come to be known as a deep revelation or insight. Think of Newton getting hit…

Coffee Makes Me Poop

I love the java. It is part of my daily routine, and I doubt I could get through the day without a cup or two. The good news is that coffee isn’t just good. It’s been found to be good for you. I wrote about this a while back. But the scientific evidence is growing…

Santa’s Elves Think That He Is Too Fat.

Hey! I know it’s Christmas night. You want to go to bed. And I do too. But I HAVE to tell you about this crazy little guy who showed up at my door tonight. He wasn’t big. Maybe 4 feet tall. He was wearing weird curly shoes. And even weirder. He had pointy ears. I…

Three Reasons Why The Grinch HATES Nano Towels

He’s a mean one, that Mr. Grinch. And he hates, hates, HATES Nano Towels®. How is that possible, you ask? How can you hate something that saves, money, saves water, saves the environment, and is so stylish? Well here’s three reasons why. He’s Green With Envy. Just like your Christmas wreath, Christmas tree, and Mother…