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When Good Things Become Ultimate Things

Life is full of good gifts: things to be enjoyed, experiences to be had, pleasures to be tasted, sense to be stimulated. But, our desire for and experience of good things can be twisted, distorted, perverted by a combination of genetic predispositions and external triggers. Enjoyment can become obsession, indulgence can become addiction, stimulation can … Read More

Say No to Keto

Beginning in the 70s, long before the Mediterranean diet was even a vague glimmer on the radar, the world became swept up by high protein/low-carbohydrate diets — the most prominent being the Scarsdale diet, followed by Atkins. Bad ideas rarely go away, they simply return repackaged and with a clever new name to entice a … Read More

Have a Little Faith

We all have faith in something. Don’t believe me? How do you know when you get out of bed in the morning that your feet will hit the ground… and stay there? Because you have faith in gravity, even though some of the most brilliant scientific minds still lack a definite explanation for what gravity … Read More

Suicide: Rural America is at Extreme Risk

September is National Suicide Prevention month; therefore, much is being written and talked about regarding this topic. Yet, rarely do we hear about the geographic demographics of this growing problem, namely how shockingly prevalent it is in rural areas. Although populations are low, Montana, Alaska and Wyoming lead the country in suicide deaths. Last May, … Read More

College and Eating Disorders: When Life is Just Too Much

There are certain pivotal times in a young girl’s life. The advent of puberty is probably the most physically significant. And, transitioning from middle to high school tends to be the greatest social challenge. Although there are often bumps along the road, most girls arrive at the first major destination in their lives—high school graduation—intact, … Read More