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Entries by Maria Rodale from 08/2012

Let's Talk about Sex

| Posted 08.01.2012 | Healthy Living

Let's get things out in the open. I'm about to offend many of you. I wish that weren't the case, but for so many people, just the topic of sex is offe...

The Super Powerful Mineral You're Not Getting Enough Of

| Posted 08.02.2012 | Healthy Living

by guest blogger Morley Robbins, wellness coach and magnesium advocate Any organic farmer knows that it's dangerous to create a monoculture farm. ...

Spaghetti in a Snap!

| Posted 08.03.2012 | Huffington Post

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure It's that time of year when tomatoes are in abundance and whe...

My Gerard Depardieu Film Festival

| Posted 08.06.2012 | Entertainment

I must confess I have a soft spot for Gerard Depardieu. Make fun of him all you want--for peeing in a water bottle in a plane or for being a big Fre...

The Unsettling Reason Lobsters Are on the Move

| Posted 08.07.2012 | Green

by guest blogger Wendy Gordon, pioneer in the green consumer movement The lobster was delicious. Hauled in just hours before from the Gulf of Maine,...

The Case of The Mysterious Eye Rash

| Posted 08.08.2012 | Healthy Living

It started in April. An itchy, burning little rash at the corner of each eye. I thought it would pass. It didn't. My first instinct was to apply Neos...

How to Undo the Damage of Negativity

| Posted 08.09.2012 | Healthy Living

by guest bloggers Harville Hendrix, PhD, and Helen LaKelly Hunt, PhD, relationship therapists and authors Hurtful words in a relationship can be lik...

Good News for Girls

| Posted 08.10.2012 | Women

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure There have been some great stories about women in the news la...

The Cardinal and the Window

| Posted 08.13.2012 | Healthy Living

This past spring we all heard the knocking, the repeated sound of something bumping into the window in the dining room. It didn't take long to see t...

6 Easy-to-Grow Plants That Heal

| Posted 08.14.2012 | Healthy Living

by guest blogger Isaac Eliaz, MD, MS, LAc, integrative medicine pioneer The next time you go to a pharmacy, take a look at the shelves behind the co...

What We Leave Behind

| Posted 08.15.2012 | Healthy Living

The other day I was up at my brother's old cabin, which I have taken over to restore as a writing and painting retreat.  I've let the landscape go wi...

Why GE Labeling Is Monsanto's Worst Nightmare

| Posted 08.16.2012 | Green

by Marcia Ishii-Eiteman, senior scientist at Pesticide Action Network Recent media coverage of Prop 37, the California Right to Know Genetically En...

What We Learn From Racing

| Posted 08.17.2012 | Healthy Living

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure Once upon a time, I ran a race. It was the 800-meter dash durin...

Obsessions, and Why to Follow Them (Sometimes)

| Posted 08.20.2012 | Healthy Living

I'll never forget the first time I saw eye miniatures. I was in the farthest reaches of the deepest depths of the Philadelphia Art Museum when I cam...

The 11 Best Sources of Magnesium

| Posted 08.21.2012 | Healthy Living

by guest blogger Morley Robbins, wellness coach and magnesium advocate I'm often asked, "Where can I find more magnesium in my diet?" That's such a...

Kitchen Suppers

| Posted 08.22.2012 | Huffington Post

The other day on my way to work, Eve and I were listening to the BBC Newshour, which is my favorite news show (mostly because of Robin Lustig and Clai...

A Visit to My Back Porch: Dar Williams

| Posted 08.23.2012 | Healthy Living

It was about 18 years ago. I was driving in my car with the radio on, listening to WMUH my local favorite college station. I heard a song. Time stop...

How to Get More Hours in the Day

| Posted 08.24.2012 | Healthy Living

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure The dog made me do it. Every morning at precisely 6 a.m.--on the d...

How to Be a Woman

| Posted 08.27.2012 | Women

I first heard about the book How to Be a Woman from a very interesting woman, Tanya Wexler, who had just released a film she directed about the inve...

Help Honey Bees Survive This Winter

| Posted 08.28.2012 | Green

By guest blogger Heather Mattila, assistant professor of natural sciences at Wellesley College Honeybees are far and away the most important pollin...

That Stupid Feeling

| Posted 08.29.2012 | Healthy Living

I hate feeling stupid. But we've all been there: That Stupid Feeling that comes when we should know what we are doing and we don't. Or worse, when w...

An Amazing Alternative to Prescription Pills

| Posted 08.30.2012 | Healthy Living

by guest blogger Mark A. Moyad, MD, MPH I have a word for you: S-adenosylmethionine. A mouthful, I know. But maybe you've heard of it by its nicknam...

The Art of Going Back to School (When You're...Older)

| Posted 08.31.2012 | Healthy Living

by guest blogger Maya Rodale, writer of historical tales of true love and adventure At the age of--well, never mind that--I have gone back to school....