Happiness

Read Your Way to Happiness

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I often write about happiness on this blog; it’s a big interest of mine, professionally and personally. I also read about happiness a lot. Here are some of my favorite books: Happier, by Tal Ben-Shahar. Last year, this was the book that started me on my happiness journey and I re-read it often. It opened my eyes to the […]

Diet & Nutrition

On My Bookshelf: Mindless Eating

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How much free, stale popcorn would you eat in a movie theater? Does it depend if it’s served in a medium-sized bag or a jumbo tub? And what about candy: how much would you eat if it was sitting on your desk? Would it matter if the glass dish was opaque or clear? If it […]

On My Bookshelf

On My Bookshelf: 168 Hours

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I just finished devouring a book called 168 Hours: You Have More Time Than You Think, by Laura Vanderkam. This is an incredible book, and one that just might change my life. How many of us say “I have no time.”? We all say that, as far as I can tell. We all feel like […]

Happiness

On My Bookshelf: The Happiness Project

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I’ve been doing lots of reading on happiness lately. And one of the first books I picked up (and promptly devoured): The Happiness Project, by Gretchen Rubin. If you haven’t heard about it…in a nutshell: Woman with a good life (writer, mother, living in New York City) realizes she’s not as happy as she would like to be. Decides […]

Diet & Nutrition

The Skinny on: The Sonoma Diet

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This post is part of a regular feature I’ve got planned: reviews of popular diets. If there’s a diet you’d like me to review, send me a message, or use the comments below! So…the Sonoma Diet. This was created by Dr. Connie Guttersen, a registered dietitian with a Ph.D in nutrition who lives in California. Essentially, […]