• Get Your Wellness Worth

    Tips for Staying Sane by Getting the Most Out of Your Gym Membership For the last few years (around four or five to be somewhat exact, with a severe uptick in the last three), I’ve been taking steps to actualize Toni Morrison’s advice in the Song of Solomon. “You wanna fly, you got to give up the shit that weighs you down.” This journey landed me smack dab in the middle of the “wellness” and “mindfulness” movement. In some ways, there is a serendipity to it all. I’ve had access to a lot of information that I probably wouldn’t have gotten as conveniently in the past. On the flip, as…

  • Five deep breaths. In through the nose…

    If you are currently in the midst of a day full of soul-stealing tasks that you have no desire to complete, please take a moment to gaze upon this beautiful photo of a fabulous resort in Phuket.  Imagine yourself rising from the daybed on the right and walking naked into the private pool.  Take five deep breaths.  Smell the saltiness of the sea that surrounds your private suite .  Along with the coconut goodness of  your Nars Body Glow (mixed with sunscreen) that you have luxuriatingly rubbed into your skin after your post-coitus shower.  Take five additional deep breaths.  DO NOT QUIT TODAY.  YOU MUST SAVE UP.  Jetsetter awaits.