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Life Without Sugar? Sweet (VIDEO)

(38) Comments | Posted October 31, 2010 | 10:34 AM

The numbers and the mirrors don't lie. We're fat.

According to the CDC, 34 percent of adults age 20 and over are obese, and
34 percent of adults age 20 and over are overweight.

Are you doing the math? Sixty-eight percent of the...

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The Cycle of Abuse: Like Clockwork

(38) Comments | Posted October 6, 2010 | 7:00 AM

"But he'll change..."

These are the words that haunt women in abusive relationships.

How do they get to this point of justifying and rationalizing physical and vocal outbursts that shatter their peaceful homes? What is the mindset that prevents them from leaving, even when it happens again and again?

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Navigating the Teen Years: It's Their Job to Drive Us Crazy

(6) Comments | Posted September 22, 2010 | 7:00 AM

I'm suddenly finding myself in foreign and uncomfortable territory.

Overnight my daughter went from a happy-go-lucky, affectionate rule follower, to cynical, eye-rolling preteen. And my only line of defense is looking at her and thinking loudly in my head, "Who are you?"

Thus has been my warm and hardy...

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You Are What You Invest: Achieving Joyful Sustainability (AUDIO)

(3) Comments | Posted August 12, 2010 | 7:00 AM

"Mr. Gandhi," a reporter asked during Gandhi's 1930 visit to England, "What do you think of Western civilization?"

"I think it would be a very good idea," he replied.

Ouch. That is the opening line of the prologue of Woody Tasch's book, Slow Money: Investing as if Food,...

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Does Your Job Ignite You? (LISTEN)

(5) Comments | Posted July 14, 2010 | 7:40 AM

What if you loved your job?

What if you were fired up 24 hours a day, 7 days a week about your work? What would that be worth to you?

What we do for a living plays a huge part in our happiness. It consumes the majority...

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Our Environment, Our Health and the Great Pacific Garbage Patch (AUDIO)

(8) Comments | Posted June 22, 2010 | 8:00 AM

California is getting set to be the first state to ban the use of plastic bags in grocery stores, pharmacies and convenience stores. (Still scratching my head as to why the ban doesn't apply across the board to all retail stores.) But regardless, this is at least a small step...

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When 'Practical' Kills Us: Sir Ken Robinson at His Finest (AUDIO)

(8) Comments | Posted June 3, 2010 | 2:27 PM

What does it mean to live radically and boldly, so that you don't wake up one day -- decades too late -- wondering what the hell just happened? Where did my life go and why didn't I do the things I wanted to do?

We could point fingers at our...

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Is This Laptop Frying My ... (Ahem) Lap? (AUDIO)

(6) Comments | Posted May 17, 2010 | 8:52 AM

Like most people, a lot of the work I do is done on a laptop. Whether it's show research, prep, blog writing, video editing, Skyping with my team or messing on Facebook...99 percent of the time I am doing it from my laptop. And a good percentage of that time,...

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I Am 40, Hear Me Roar

(15) Comments | Posted May 6, 2010 | 11:00 AM

I turned 40 and it started to happen. Those "damn am I getting old" aches and pains and the "well I am 40 now" sports injuries that began my slide into better-start-taking-it-easy mode. I milked that pass for all it was worth.

So as I approached a half-marathon that I...

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God Gets a Makeover: An Interview With The Shack Author William Paul Young

(10) Comments | Posted April 28, 2010 | 11:36 AM

I tend to be lost when it comes to faith and God. Ok, maybe not lost, but definitely groping.

A few years back, after suddenly realizing that I had never cracked open the best-selling, most-discussed book of all time, I decided to read the Bible from cover to cover....

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I Am a Business Owner, and I Fully Support a Public Health Option

(12) Comments | Posted August 17, 2009 | 6:23 PM

With GM spending more on health care than steel and Starbucks spending more on health care than beans, you'd think that every business in the country would see how they could be more competitive on a global basis if they did not have to be in the health insurance business....

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Vitamins: Eyeballing our Sacred Cows

(2) Comments | Posted April 22, 2009 | 1:27 PM

Some things are not meant to be said in 140 characters or less...

So Friday, I shared a New York Times report via Twitter regarding some of the recent research on vitamins.

Specifically, I tweeted:
Crappy news for vitamins. New York Times

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Is Katherine Heigl Really Such a %$#@!

(24) Comments | Posted April 1, 2009 | 2:26 PM

I get asked that question. A lot. You see, five years ago I wrote and directed an independent, low budget film starring Katherine Heigl called Side Effects. The film was loosely based on my ten years selling pills for big pharma and was just now (finally) released on DVD...

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Pharma: Still Chasing Skirts

(81) Comments | Posted March 13, 2009 | 1:45 PM

As someone who spent ten years inside the pharmaceutical industry, I can tell you one thing for sure: Big Pharma goes where the money is. And the money is with the ladies.

Chicks matter

Although women are certainly not the only targets of drug ads, winning the...

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