The D Word

Diet. I hate this word. 'Diet' denies the self and is temporary. The Webster dictionary defines diet as: "a regimen of eating and drinking sparingly so as to reduce one's weight." The key word here is 'sparingly.' Eating 'sparingly' cannot last in the long term. Instead, 'lifestyle change' or 'healthy eating' is a concept that …

Gettin’ Hygge with it

Hygge-- pronounced (hue- gah) is the trendy Danish word/concept for creating a cozy space/or a warmth of feeling through one's surroundings. However, hygge is so much more than cozy. It's a word that has no direct translation to English. I have always dreaded winters--the increase in darkness has always been depressing to me--until this year …