Too Old to Keep Trying?

Several weeks ago, I told you about a guy I met at Joe’s cigar bar. He was 54, out of a job, and ready to give up. He was too old to start over, he claimed. Death is inevitable, I told him. But aging is mostly a state of mind. It’s perfectly possible to...

Meantime Vs Meanwhile

If you’re old enough, you may recall a song that contains the lyric, “So it’s the meantime, meantime / All they gave me is that in-between time.” The words meantime and meanwhile are handy transitional devices, but they are sometimes misused....

The Low-Fat Trap

Think you’re being “good” by eating low-fat foods? Sorry, says Total Health Breakthroughs’ Melanie Segala. They’re bad for you. That’s because when the fat is removed manufacturers add starchy processed carbs to keep the food tasty....

Your Constant Companion

You have a companion. One that never, ever leaves you. It sticks with you, staying even closer than your shadow. It is like a leech sucking your blood, and you cannot shake it loose. This constant companion is your mental chatter. Another name for it is your internal...