Americans eat poison that’s banned in other countries

The familiarity of your Grocery Store Landscape can make you think it’s a reasonable representation of “food”… but if you live in the USA, that’s not necessarily the case. Let’s put our food in perspective. Would you like to globalize your perspective on “normal food”? Let’s take a look at 8 foods that are common here,Continue reading “Americans eat poison that’s banned in other countries”

Putting our food in perspective (What do we eat that’s banned in other countries?)

The familiarity of your Grocery Store Landscape can make you think it’s a reasonable representation of “food”… but if you live in the USA, that’s not necessarily the case. Would you like to globalize your perspective on “normal food”? Let’s take a look at 8 foods that are common here, but are banned in otherContinue reading “Putting our food in perspective (What do we eat that’s banned in other countries?)”

Do you pathologize yourself?

The label of a health-related diagnosis is like a tattoo on your subconscious mind. But it’s not who you are. If you’re dubbed a “Diabetic”, or “Heart Patient”, or “Obese”, or even “Schizophrenic”, is that different than being called a “person who has Diabetes“? You betcha. Just as you’re not “John’s wife”, “Patricia’s husband”, “Albert’s husband”Continue reading “Do you pathologize yourself?”

Kids’ Night in Downtown Staunton!

Last night at Kids’ Night, I had the pleasure of edutaining (educating & entertaining) a constant stream of bright-eyed, curious, enthusiastic and well-mannered kids! My table at 16 West Beverly, home of Virtually Sisters, was eventually covered with dirt because of the kids who wanted to hold a worm… Using a lesson thought up by Pat,Continue reading “Kids’ Night in Downtown Staunton!”