In Defense of Food

How can a nation so obsessed with health, be so unhealthy?  Why has our historically diverse diet gone down to mostly three crops: corn, wheat and soybeans?  Michael Pollan argues that in a society where potato chips and corn oil can be awarded health claims (Frito Lays and Mazola, respectively), there is something seriously wrong […]

The Beginner’s Guide to the 30 Day Trial: Part 2

Last week, I wrote about the 30 Day Trial technique for changing habits.  Since I’ve written about the technique indirectly through many articles on the website, I wanted to offer a beginners guide for people starting out with the tool.  This article continues where last week left off, with a few more suggestions. Tip #6 […]