How Evening Artificial & Digital Light Exposure Can Make You Fat

Every once in a while, I come across something in the diet/nutrition/fitness/lifestyle arena that I've never even heard of before. The following...

Toward Autarchy: Personal Enlightenment

The following is a follow-up to my original article, Is There A Fundamental Difference Between Anarchists & Autarchists? If you've not yet read...

The Need to Re-establish an Appropriate Degree of Disconnectedness

A recent thought: The advent of the Internet, cell phone networks, social media, and the prevalence of cameras & video cameras everywhere...

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

NOTE: I had originally included Stevia along with artificial sweeteners in raising insulin levels without the corresponding rise in glucose levels, based...

Introverts vs. Extraverts

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

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 how to...

Making The Impossible Possible

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

Thoughts: Autarchy vs. Anarchy, Individuation vs. Individualism, & Addiction vs. Enlightenment

While reviewing some of the liberty writing on my blog, I came across this  article, which was the first I wrote...

Toward Autarchy: The Subjective Approach to Interacting with Others

This morning, there was some opinionated mudslinging going on between various libertarians/anarchists in my Facebook network, which compelled me to write...

Negotiating With Yourself

One of the really valuable things I've learned in recent years is to negotiate with others, in order to get what...

My Recent Experience with Grain Consumption and its Suspected Link to Fibromyalgia

The following article began as a Facebook post conveying an experience I had recently upon re-introducting grains into my diet for...

Thoughts on School Shootings & School Choice

Let me throw this thought out there for consideration: Say a young man is sentenced to 12 years in prison. During that...

The Law of Love vs. the Law of Violence

This essay by Leo Tolstoy is in the public domain, and carries no copyright restrictions. The true Christian doctrine consists only in...

Grains: A Link To Autoimmune Disease?

For the past couple-three years, I've cut my intake of wheat way back, keying on the simple carbs, or high-glycemic carbs,...

Increased Health Care = Diminished Health in the US

My disdain for government intervention in the marketplace just continues to grow, regardless of how hard I try to ignore it—like,...

Addiction is Not a Disease: Taking a Look at Environmental & Social Factors

If I've said it once, I've said it a thousand times: addiction is not a disease.  Aside from the growing body of scientific...

Some Interesting Facts You May Not Know About Addiction

The video below—entitled Everything We Think We Know About Addiction Is Wrong—isn't bad, but it only covers two facets of addiction—physical addiction...

My New Mantra: 10 Steps Forward, 9 Steps Back

After all my decades of life experience, I've recently adopted a new mantra: 10 steps forward, 9 steps back... I used to...

Ignore Your ‘Magical Magnifying Mind’ & Carry On

I had an interesting life lesson recently, thought I'd share... For several days, I'd been stressed, frustrated, angry, depressed, etc. due to...

Self-Promotion For Introverts

I've only recently begun to learn how so many difficulties I've experienced throughout my life—in school, church, jobs, business, even relationships—are...