Dear All: It's that time of year when I take a social media break for a while. So, Love is Stronger will be back some time in December. See you then!
I want to tell you a little bit about Toad&Co, an ethical women’s clothing company I love. But first, let me tell you a little bit about how I have changed the way I buy clothes over the last decade. First, I love clothes and fashion. However, in the last decade or so, I have… Continue reading Clothing with a Conscience: Ethical Clothes Shopping
Yesterday I ran further than I have ever run before, which is what I want to write about in this post. But believe it or not, this post is about you, even if you hate running and never want to run. I'll explain that in just a bit, but first let me tell you a… Continue reading Yesterday I Ran Further Than I Have Ever Run Before
Positive thinking is a relatively familiar concept. Some people love positive thinking, and some people hate it. But I think there is something better than positive thinking; it’s resilient thinking. Before I explain what resilient thinking is, let’s look at positive thinking and some of its advantages and disadvantages. What is Positive thinking? Positive thinking… Continue reading Better Than Positive Thinking: Resilient Thinking
I invented something called Playful Running today. But to be honest, I think I rediscovered rather than invented Playful Running because it is something I think we actually all know about. And, believe it or not, whether you are a runner or not, I think Playful Running has a lot to do with you and… Continue reading Playful Running: For Runners and Non-Runners
This morning I became a runner. What I mean is that I surprised myself by running a mile without stopping at our local park. And it was a true moment of joy. To be honest, this feels like a small miracle to me. Here's my park I went running at this morning. It's by a… Continue reading How I Accidentally Became a Runner
After the recent crisis in Afghanistan, some folks have demanded that President Biden resign. Is this a reasonable demand? To answer this question, we need to explore why some people might think such a demand is reasonable. One: Some might believe that is reasonable to demand a President’s resignation if anything bad happens during their… Continue reading Should Biden Resign Because of Afghanistan?
The Taliban recently seized Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, after President Biden announced the withdrawal of U.S forces. This withdrawal signaled the end of a twenty-year war President Bush initiated shortly after the 9/11 attacks. People are gravely concerned about the way this seizure will negatively affect Afghan citizens. They are especially concerned about women… Continue reading Afghanistan: Who is To Blame?
This post explores the question, "Should you get vaccinated?" And there are different ways I could approach this question. For example, I could pummel you with facts for and against getting the vaccine. Or I could try to use all sorts of compelling arguments to force you to believe a certain way. And perhaps that… Continue reading Should You Get Vaccinated?
Sometimes we feel stuck in our life and like we cannot change. This experience especially causes a great deal of suffering when the following are true: We feel like we are trapped in self-destructive patterns of behavior. Or we feel like we undermine ourselves and we don’t know why. We are not living the life… Continue reading Can People Change?