Lockdown/Quarantine Getting Boring? How About A Good Read?

For those of you who may still be on lockdown, and you've watched everything on Netflix, and all your...

What Is School For?

In the following TedxYouth video, Seth Godin asks: What is school for? Now, I'm always amazed when someone makes such...

The Road Home | Crystal Lake Publishing’s Shallow Waters Anthology

I am honored to announce that my story The Road Home was a finalist in Crystal Lake Publishing's monthly...

Great Expectations

Here's a practice that in recent years I've found to be very helpful: Whenever I'm unhappy or dissatisfied with someone...

Examination Day | A Short Story by Henry Slesar

In a recent Facebook discussion about books, a friend recommended I read the story Examination Day by Henry Slesar....

Colloidal Silver, The Natural Antibiotic

I recently stumbled across an article entitled 10 of the Most Powerful All Natural Antibiotics Known To Man, published...

Eggs & Inflammation UPDATE: I Found Healthy Eggs!

In a recent blog article entitled A Word About Eggs & Inflammation, I explained the extremely high omega-6 (pro-inflammatory)...

Forgiveness: Diffusing The Blame

This article is somewhat of an expansion upon my earlier article How do I Forgive the Unforgivable?, as well as...

Another Dietary Milestone…

Awhile back, I mentioned on Facebook how, in a moment of frustration and weakness, I said screw it and...

Forgiving Gets Easier With Practice

Forgiving gets easier with practice. For one, you come to the realization that you have no idea what others are...

A Word About Eggs & Inflammation

Omega-6 fatty acids are pro-inflammatory, whereas omega-3 fatty acids are anti-inflammatory, therefore counteracting the inflammatory effects of omega-6. So...

My Last McRib Sandwich

The other day, I ate what will likely be my last McRib sandwich. I've always loved the McRib—even though yes,...

Reversing (or eliminating) Type 2 Diabetes Through Proper Nutrition

A couple of months ago, I shared an experience on Facebook that I had with a new client, an...

For Future Reference | A Short Story

One day, I decided to see if I could just sit down and write a story. This was a...

Hell or High Water | A Short Story

The following story is one of twelve short stories and novellas included in my book Rolling The Bones: 12...

A Bearable Darkness of Being | A Short Story

The following story is one of twelve short stories and novellas included in my book Rolling The Bones: 12...

The Silence of the Lambs

When I was a kid, I somehow got it in my head that I wanted to start collecting butterflies....

Announcing Rolling The Bones Expanded Edition!

Well, three years almost to the day after originally publishing my book Rolling The Bones, I may actually be...

Why Truth Matters

The following article by Butler Shaffer was originally published on LewRockwell.com, is licensed for republication under Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives-4.0 International,...

Making Good Art: Risking Non-Conformity & Embracing Failure

An unfortunate paradox that we all face is this: humanity reveres non-conformists from the past, but persecutes them in the...

Find What You Love, And Let It Kill You

I am in the process of eliminating as many of the petty distractions in my life that I can, in an...

Introverts vs. Extraverts

I often find myself explaining to others the true meaning of introversion and extraversion, due to the common misconception...

Change Your Mind, Change Your Life

Somebody posted the following quote on Facebook the other day, and I thought it worth sharing: "You need to learn...

Making The Impossible Possible

Mick Ebeling's dream has always been to use storytelling and technology to help as many people as possible. (Visit...