“The clothes make the man” is a phrase that has been in existence for centuries. It appears in diverse places as Latin writings by Erasmus in the 1500s, literary greats Shakespeare and Mark Twain and even 20th century movie titles.
Is it true? Are we ultimately judged by our appearances or is there something deeper that serves as a more meaningful measuring stick? Fashion changes radically by season, let alone many generations.Read More
This time of year drives tens of thousands of people into the mountains of the northeast and other forested areas. Travelers spend a few weekend days seeing the turning of leaves and the seas of reds, oranges and yellows covering the hillsides and mountains.
Typically we associate the cycle of life with the spring season and the rebirth of everything green. Bunnies, flowers and leaf buds are the symbols of nature’s annual re-birth.Read More
Everyone loves an opportunity to relax and hang out with friends. Surprisingly, social activity is also extremely powerful when it comes to improving our health. There are volumes of research that show that our social life, and feeling connected to others, is in fact essential for good health.Read More
Imagine a scene for a moment. There are two people up ahead of you, partially in the darkness. You can only see their outlines. The silhouette of one looks vibrant and upright, ready for action. Like someone you would hope to know someday. Not necessarily young, but active, experienced, and full of life. Like they have lived and lived well and been better off for it.Read More
By: There is something fascinating about old knowledge. In today’s culture there is tremendous value for what is brand new. Like the newest iPhone, there is an unspoken assumption that the newest thing must be the best. However, there is a concept that was created by bestselling author Nassim Nicholas Taleb called the Lindy…Read More
How we make decisions can tell us a lot about ourselves. Oftentimes, it can show us a lot about ourselves that we didn’t even realize. For example, the simple decision “I am going to go to the store to get some food because I will be hungry.” How many factors go into how to make this decision?Read More
You’ve probably noticed the word “diet” has become a dirty word. ‘Diet’ books are one of the top selling book categories, with dozens and dozens of new titles on a big seller like Amazon.com at any one time. But over the past few years, they’ve almost all gone out of their way to say that what they recommend is not actually a diet.Read More
An iconic scene from the movie “Doc Hollywood” shows Dr. Ben Stone, played by Michael J. Fox, the hottest star of the day, upended by the old-time local doctor. The old-timer walks in and saves the day from the panicked newcomer, who was in the midst of making a giant mistake.Read More
The developer of chiropractic would have fit in beautifully today in our mobile, connected, digital culture. BJ Palmer, the son of chiropractic’s founder, was a remarkable man who took over a tiny healing art and was largely the man responsible for turning it into the second largest healthcare field on the planet.Read More