Action is a very odd concept. We take action every day of our lives (at least, if we get out of bed), and yet it is something we often struggle with. Committing to a course of action can be both exhilarating and terrifying. (more…)
Posts Tagged ‘Fear’
I met a guy at a networking meeting almost two years ago. As we chatted, he bemoaned the fact that he had trouble committing to regular physical activity. Without thinking much about it, I offered to have him text me every time he took a walk. (more…)
I have lots of friends who sell things like nail wraps or scented candles or jewelry or skin care products that claim to make you look younger. Heck, I myself still love BlackBox Cosmetics products, but I don’t actively sell them anymore. So, why don’t I sell those things? (more…)
Nutrition is a really complicated, nasty, multi-layered issue. So I had a few things to say about it. Go see in the newsletter archives what’s missing from the picture. Sign up for the newsletter so you get it every week. Hit reply and talk to me. If this whole thing isn’t about conversation, what is it about??
The Hebrew word for Egypt is Mitzrayim, which means the Narrow Place. It’s also the same root as the word for labour pains. Birth imagery has been associated with Passover from the beginning, with the explicit mention of the month of Aviv, or spring in the Torah. The Sages refer to the splitting of the Red Sea as “kri’ah”, or tearing, which is an odd word to use for a body of water. They liken it explicitly to the opening of the birth canal to allow the passage of a child’s head. (more…)