Becoming a Health Weirdo & Why You Might Want to Add MSM Powder to Your Daily Routine

I don’t know exactly when it was that I crossed the line from being this person who frequently declared belief in maintaining a “healthy balance” of food and lifestyle choices, and left it at that, into the one who obsessively actively seeks out the latest minutia of nutritional & wellness information for the purpose of experimenting on herself. A person whose social media heroes are Continue reading “Becoming a Health Weirdo & Why You Might Want to Add MSM Powder to Your Daily Routine”

3 Reasons to Reign in Your Relationship with Electronic Devices

Here in Thailand, life tends to move a bit more slowly than other places. The cultural impulse is to keep things relaxed and light. “Jai yen” means, “keep a cool heart.” This phrase is used to calm someone who is getting emotional – angry usually – in public.  Keeping the group together is priority number 1 – and if someone begins to get Continue reading “3 Reasons to Reign in Your Relationship with Electronic Devices”

Coffee Add-ins: Coconut Oil vs MCT Oil

In the ongoing quest to optimize my breakfast fuel, I recently considered whether, and if so how, to inject my caffeinated beverage of choice, French-roast black coffee, with oil.

If you have heard of Bulletproof Coffee or the Bulletproof Diet, the idea of putting oil in coffee will be familiar to you already. If not, I may have just Continue reading “Coffee Add-ins: Coconut Oil vs MCT Oil”

Guide to a Self-care Saturday in Bangkok

Looking for a virtuous and indulgent way to spend a Saturday with a couple of girlfriends in Bangkok? Or perhaps you will soon find yourself with a free Saturday in Bangkok at one end of a business trip and just want to treat yourself right for the day? I’ve got you covered: Continue reading “Guide to a Self-care Saturday in Bangkok”

Questioning Coffee: To Drink, Or Not To Drink?

The widespread availability of foods containing caffeine has led experts to suggest that 80% of all people in North America have measurable levels of caffeine in their brains from embryo to death.   Wenk, Gary L. (2015, Chapter 9, p 185). Your Brain On Food.

Have you ever questioned your coffee-drinking habit?   Continue reading “Questioning Coffee: To Drink, Or Not To Drink?”