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The Punishment for Lying: Trust

The Punishment for Lying: Trust

No parent wants to believe their child would ever lie to them, or anyone, ever. But unfortunately, it’s going to happen. Perhaps even more than you think, but there are ways of handling it that make the situation better. Every action has a consequence. Whether or not that’s good or bad is out of our control most of the time. Regardless, there is one factor in the lying game we can control. Our response. Imagine for a moment the types of responses that come to mind when your kid lies to you. One of the most immediate responses is to...

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Eat Healthy? Exercise? Still no abs? You’re not alone.

Eat Healthy? Exercise? Still no abs? You’re not alone.

What’s more elusive than Bigfoot and arguably more actively sought after? Money? Fame? True love? You’ve already read the title so you know where I’m going with this. Abs. Rectus Abdominis. We all have them. If only we could see them. Even after slimming down, the abs elude. We think that if we could just get that last five or ten pounds off, perhaps they’ll show up. So we exercise. We crunch. We sit up. We buy fancy machines with great hope and promise. Two weeks go by and the stomach looks more irritated than dissipated. I don’t think that getting abs...

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Coffee.Stress.Sleep.Life.

Coffee.Stress.Sleep.Life.

“I cannot seem to get enough sleep.” “I go to bed at 8:30pm and wake up at 7:00am and I still feel tired!” “I find myself drinking coffee all day just to stay awake, realizing I have replaced water with coffee and I am STILL falling asleep at 2:00 in the afternoon.” Have you heard these types of statements before? Or maybe it’s you? You find yourself yawning at 3:00pm and counting back on your fingers how many cups of coffee you have already had and then googling “safe daily coffee consumption”. When I googled it, here is what I...

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Putting the C in Cauliflower

Putting the C in Cauliflower

The Vitamin that Makes this Cruciferous Crucial   It’s no surprise the benefits of cauliflower can be lengthy. Just one look at this veggie and you can tell it’s closely related to the infamous broccoli family, which has been well understood as a potent cruciferous. Like it’s cousin, cauliflower is dense with a whole alphabet of vitamins and nutrients. Most notably is the Vitamin C content. Making up an impressive 73%, Vitamin C tops the chart (literally, see this whfoods source) and provides 54 milligrams of it per cup. That’s great, but what does Vitamin C really do? You see it...

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