Real and Ugly Beats Perfect yet Phony

When you look at a selfie, you’re not seeing a real person. You’re looking at an image that the photographer staged, cropped, and edited meticulously—reducing red-eye, pounds, wrinkles, and years while increasing bust, bicep, and lip size—all designed to show the best (albeit false) side of himself to others. In our desire to be loved…

Europeans Live Longer. Why?

Europeans smoke more, drink more, and consume more saturated fats. So it’s only fair that they live longer than Americans. WHAT?! What’s the real reason? I think they do these four things better than us…

A Story of Loss and Hope

This is by far the longest, most difficult and personal blog I have ever written. If you don’t have time to read it now, I hope you will mark it and return when you have a few minutes. And I hope that you will share it with anyone you think needs to read it.

First World Problems: The 4 Emotions of a Power Outage

Did you know that on any given day in America that a tornado, flood, fire, freak accident, hurricane, ice storm, or sinkhole knocks out the power to thousands of people? Even more disturbing, did you know that 1/4 of the Earth doesn’t know the annoyance or bitterness of losing power, because they’ve never had power or running water?