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To meat…or not to meat?

March 26, 2012


We’ve been mainly vegetarian for about a year now in our house (mainly means that I had a pastrami sandwich in New York last summer and that we eat the occasional piece of fish.)  It’s a tough lifestyle in many ways for those of us who enjoy eating meat, and I’ve written at great length on my other blog about […]

Take your vitamins! Or don’t?

October 13, 2011


Ok, in all fairness, I have to disclose a few things. The first being that I’m the ultimate skeptic.  It didn’t surprise me in the slightest to read the most recent data on the effectiveness of taking extra doses of vitamins. What did surprise me, was that there may be a risk involved.  According to […]

Meditation and the Buddhist way: Life-changing or simple self-indulgence?

August 21, 2010


Mindfulness may be the new buzz word for paying attention, but it’s hard to argue that it’s an idea whose time has come.  If you’ve ever picked up a book by Pema Chodron or Thich Nhat Hanh, you’re familiar with the proposition that much of what we’ve come to value about our Western life may in fact be the source of […]