Mindful Choices

I chose the Whole 30 for our new way of eating because it’s a lifestyle change, and is very focused on intentional choices. It requires a lot of time and preparation, and a lot of thought before eating. The one thing I miss about being vegan was how every meal...

Mindfulness and Beliefs

The second we say “mine” in relation to anything we are distorting our perspective. My house. My job. My wife. My kids. My beliefs. Nothing is ours in any real sense. Other people can come and go as they please, and they will always have a private internal work...

Mindful Media

I keep thinking the media can’t get worse, but I’ve been thinking that for 14 years now. They keep proving me wrong. I used to think that the internet would allow people to have more access to more information, but it seems to have just allowed everyone to live in an...

Mindfulness and Gossip

Gossip is a tough one. It seems to be present in almost every conversation. It has invaded every aspect of our lives, from work and home, to our political coverage. There are entire shows and even stations dedicated to it. Why are we so drawn to gossip? Why do we get...

Mindful Diet

Diet is a struggle for me. I think that when I quit drinking and using drugs and all that kind of stuff, I felt like I could coast and do what I want. I’ve coasted for a very long time now. Remember, though: all struggle is chosen, and this is no different. I...