30-Year Study Reveals the Power of a Backyard on Your Kid’s Mind
No, it’s not just in your head—growing up and spending time in green space, particularly in your own backyard, does incredible things for your brain.
Video Games May Not CAUSE Violence, But Are They Helping?
Video games have been “proven” not to cause violent crimes…but is causality all that matters here?
“Mama’s Boy” Moms Rejoice—You’re Doing Everything Right
The era of macho men is over. It’s time for the mama’s boy to shine.
Science Says to Hug Your Kids—It Could Shape Their Happiness for Life
Some experts say that we need at least four hugs a day, just to survive
Science Says: Eating THIS Could Change Your Kid’s Social Life
guess what—there is one thing I do every day already that could be helping prevent those grade school problems well in advance.
Science Says: THIS Is the Key to a Long, Happy Life
On occasion I wonder how soon the unearthly amount of sugar I consume in a day will kill me.
How My Son's Autism Changed My Perspective in a GOOD Way
Life isn't going to dramatically change tomorrow. There's nothing I can do BUT accept wholeheartedly and unconditionally the life that our little family leads.
Seen "13 Reasons Why"? Here's 4 Shows You SHOULD Watch With Teens
Whether you watch or don't watch "13 Reasons Why", here are 4 shows on Netflix you should watch with your teen that tackles the same tough issues.
2011 Health: Muscles, Colors, John & Roller Skates
Working out isn't a stand-alone health solution. While it's hard to master everything at once, I'm trying to maintain health and balance in many areas of my life. Here are my points for Body, Mind, Soul, Couple Time, Me Time & Competition.
The 8 Best Spiritual Sound Bites of Graduation Advice
I've plucked the very best sound bites from famous speakers like Oprah Winfrey, Desmond Tutu, Jon Stewart, and the other names people like to drop at cocktail parties to help us forge ahead on our spiritual journeys, remember our dreams, and to find hope, purpose, and peace in our lives.
Climbing Great Heights: On Discipline and the Small Battles
The harder work happens in those invisible moments when no one but you sees the struggle: to beat back all the resistance to good health, and to say yes...to do the harder thing consistently in the name of recovery.
The Healing Properties of Tears: 7 Good Reasons to Cry Your Eyes Out
New York Times reporter Benedict Carey referred to tears in a recent piece as "emotional perspiration." Given that I sweat a lot and hate deodorant, I suppose it makes sense that I weep often. But I'm not going to apologize for that, because after a good cry, I always feel cleansed, like my heart and mind just rubbed each other's backs in a warm bath.