The most useful tool I’d never heard of

The most useful tool I’d never heard of

Not sure why our bodies didn’t come with an instruction manual – “The care and maintenance of your human body”. Would have made things quite a bit easier. I only found out about this little gem a few years back…

Gratitude and feeling good

Gratitude and feeling good

Growing up, I wasn’t particularly religious. At family dinners we often said prayers that included thanks for the food we were about to eat and other things. For me at the time, these were simply rote statements without much personal…

Try hockey

Try hockey

Sure, it’s fun to visit AT&T Park for a Giants baseball game, but more for the bay view, Dungeness Crab Sandwich and Ghirardelli Hot Fudge Sundae than the slow-paced game. Hockey players have to skate like an Olympian (many are), be smart (no…

How to spend one-third of your life

How to spend one-third of your life

Ah, sweet slumber. We spend about one-third of our lives asleep. My position is that it should be a comfortable one-third. Which brings me to the subject of beds. First, an observation. Bed manufacturers purposely put different names on the…

Building good sleep habits

Building good sleep habits

Lots of people have trouble getting a good night’s rest, including me. While the causes of sleep troubles are varied, I believe there are some good sleep practices anyone can follow and turn into some good habits for better sleep….

Me, cave man

Me, cave man

If you think about what life was like 2,000 years ago, it seems fairly primitive by today’s standards. Indeed, it was only 500 or so years ago that Copernicus figured out the earth orbits the sun, and not the other…