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 brilliant observations...

Save 20% on the Best CBD Products & Service I’ve Found: Infinite CBD!

After trying several online suppliers, I've been buying all of my CBD products from Infinite CBD for over a year now...I've...

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 flash-fiction competition...

The Necessity of Aim

One of the core elements of the Toward Autarchy philosophy is the examination of the correlation between the progress of individuals...

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 or something,...

UPDATED: How Artificial Sweeteners Can Cause Weight Gain, Instead of Weight Loss

ARTICLE UPDATED 3/27/20 NOTE: I had originally included Stevia along with artificial sweeteners in raising insulin levels without the corresponding rise in glucose...

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. Took awhile...

FREE Book Announcement: The Crossing

For a limited time, my novella The Crossing is available for FREE download on Amazon! So grab yours today, before the...

Colloidal Silver, The Natural Antibiotic

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

How I’m Benefiting From Journaling

I've journaled off and on over the course of my life, but usually only during dark times, because I've heard it...

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) fatty acids...

Forgiveness: Diffusing The Blame

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

Another Dietary Milestone…

Awhile back, I mentioned on Facebook how, in a moment of frustration and weakness, I said screw it and bought mac-n-cheese...

The Cost Of Sanity, In This Society, Is A Certain Level Of Alienation

The following article by Caitlin Johnstone was originally published on her website on December 9, 2017, and is reprinted here with...

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 going through....

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 whenever possible,...

My Last McRib Sandwhich

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

Be Advised: Social Media Apps/Platforms are Intentionally Programmed to be Addictive

I live in Vegas, and here it's common knowledge that the casino industry spends billions on psychological research and testing to...

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 older gentleman...

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 Tales of...