“Studies Show That Coffee is Overwhelmingly Beneficial for Our Health”. Is That So?

There is no lack¬†of write-ups praising the marvelous¬†benefits of coffee. ¬†I just came across a Tweet¬†from @HealthRanger linking to the following article: ¬†“Studies show that coffee can boost brain function, burn fat and more”. The Tweet¬†reads, Studies show that #coffee is overwhelmingly beneficial for our health:http://bit.ly/1GtoRyP¬† #caffeine #BrainFunction ¬†Oh, really? Well… Whenever I drink even¬†the… Read More “Studies Show That Coffee is Overwhelmingly Beneficial for Our Health”. Is That So?

“Fahrenheit 451”: If Knowledge and Books Are Important (Or Irrelevant) to You

In the public library yesterday, I stumbled across a video titled,¬†“Fahrenheit 451”, based on Ray Bradbury’s best-selling science fiction masterpiece about a future without books. ¬†In the film Montag, the protagonist, finds himself in a¬†position of choosing between — as the cover states — personal safety and intellectual freedom. ¬†The video is described as an… Read More “Fahrenheit 451”: If Knowledge and Books Are Important (Or Irrelevant) to You

GMO’s and a Quest for Truth: Some Solid Links to Key Internet Sites

If you’re new to the GMO scene or haven’t looked into it very much, here¬†are some links for delving into the matter. Following the links below are excerpts from Monsanto’s ad website, followed by a partial description of Monsanto as described by Wikipedia. Of course, you can also do your own research. ¬†There’s tons of… Read More GMO’s and a Quest for Truth: Some Solid Links to Key Internet Sites

Solutions and Leadership: When It’s Time to Look to Ourselves

Do you ever get to a point where you have exhausted your resources? ¬†You’ve read and listened until you’re saturated. ¬†You have enough information to piece things together. ¬†You are chock full of knowledge and insights. ¬†Yet you keep looking, keep scouring. Perhaps it’s out of habit. ¬†Perhaps it’s to avoid the fear of taking… Read More Solutions and Leadership: When It’s Time to Look to Ourselves

You Got Rid of Your Stuff! So Now What? — Life Beyond and Beneath Minimalism

YOU DID IT. ¬†HORRAY! You got rid of your extra stuff. ¬†Woohoo! ¬†You are now officially a minimalist. Sure, your world is lighter, and it feels great. ¬†You have arrived. But wait! ¬†Why does it feel kind of weird, like maybe nothing has truly changed? ¬†Why does something feel amiss? ¬†Off-kilter? At first glance, it¬†doesn’t… Read More You Got Rid of Your Stuff! So Now What? — Life Beyond and Beneath Minimalism