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Self-development,Therapy

Why Mindfulness Apps Are The Future

There are few things I feel strongly enough about in life to champion their virtues to others: The...

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Current Events,Expat Living

An American Goes to the Polls in the U.K.

LONDON – I’m not quite sure what I expected when I showed up at my local polling...

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Consumerism,Health and Beauty

Is Fat Passé?

LONDON – At the risk of lobbing a hand grenade into the collective female unconscious, let me...

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  • Why Mindfulness Apps Are The Future

    There are few things I feel strongly enough about in life to champion their virtues to others: The New Yorker. My favorite films about politics. Pop Tarts for grown-ups. But of late, I’ve found that I’ve become an evangelist for something I would never have thought likely: mindfulness apps. For those not in the know, […]

    Posted on May 18, 2015 0 comments
  • An American Goes to the Polls in the U.K.

    LONDON – I’m not quite sure what I expected when I showed up at my local polling station in London last Thursday morning to vote – for the very first time – as an ex-pat American in a British General Election. But it certainly wasn’t this: an “open air” voting booth, a single sheet of […]

    Posted on May 11, 2015 0 comments
  • Is Fat Passé?

    LONDON – At the risk of lobbing a hand grenade into the collective female unconscious, let me throw out some food for thought: I think that, slowly, the whole idea of being “fat” is becoming passé. It’s not that I believe that body image has ceased to be one of the central parameters for how […]

    Posted on April 22, 2015 0 comments
  • Friday Pix: Recommended Reading for the Weekend

    On occasional Fridays, I point you towards some recommended reading around the blogosphere: 1. If you’re a math geek – and even if you aren’t – you’ll love this word problem from Singapore that went viral. This one reunited practically my entire High School calculus class on Facebook. 2. And while we’re at it, check out […]

    Posted on April 17, 2015 0 comments
  • Coloring Books for Adults? Cheaper Than Therapy!

    LONDON – Have you heard? Five out of the top ten best sellers on Amazon right now are coloring books… for grown ups! That’s right, folks. Drop the briefcase. Cash in that advanced degree. The secret to happiness and success in life lies in that box of Crayolas your three-year-old is clutching. If, like me, you […]

    Posted on April 13, 2015 0 comments