Musings of happy, part 1

As you may or may not have gathered from my posts by now, I’ve become a bit obsessed with happiness. It hasn’t always been this way. In college, I was very focused on doing well in my classes, and simultaneously working, so as to be prepared for the...

How to tame your lion syndrome

Earlier this week I hit a wall. It’s the kind of wall that doesn’t really need to be in my way, and the kind of wall that frustrates me and puts me in a bad mood. When the wall appears, I just feel . . . stuck. This is a feeling I’ve become somewhat...

Be the change

It was Gandhi who famously said, “be the change you want to see in the world.” For me, that change is people falling so crazy in love with life that they cannot help but to spread their joy and passion to others, to lift others up, and to be a light in this world. But...

Putting on the pounds, on purpose

On rare occasions, I’ll have a client ask, “how do I gain weight?” While I realize this is not the standard American problem, there are many of us, athletes and non-athletes alike, myself included, who would like to put on mass rather than remove it....