5 People of Color Solving Climate Change

Over the past 5 years we have had one white person after another in the spotlight on climate change. As a white guy working on climate change, I find it frustrating, embarrassing, and cringe worthy.

Quite frankly, I wonder if mass media is just plain racist? Let’s see.

You have…


6 tips to get you away from lust and fantasy and into true connection.

So the slow food movement is an effort to get people to stop eating fast food and to eat healthy and locally sourced food. But what does that have to do with dating and love?

Let's consider how we date these days. We pull up the fast food menu of…


Okay, I’ve decided to get back to the on ramp of online dating even after advising you all not to.

One caveat. If you’re just looking for sex, this all might not apply and you can just swipe left on this article.

Stop stringing people along

Now we all have pages of messages from…


As humans, we all have a deep seated need for closeness and touch. The pandemic taught us this lesson clearly. As we emerge we are like bears coming out of hibernation. Looking for a mate. …


But there are healthy ways to move through it.

In the fall of 2007 my mom was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. My heart broke and my stomach dropped.

I lived thousands of miles away from her in grad school. …


We wake up, it’s dark. We finish work, look up from our computer, it’s dark. Oh, right, it’s winter.

I don’t know about you, but this dark, cold season can really get me down.

Fortunately, there are some backyard plants that you can grow and use to give you an…


Those micro-moments of downtime are critical for mental and physical health

Woman with a clock face

Monday morning. I sit at the desk in my house, sunlight streaming into my work-from-home space, hoping for a moment’s rest before the onslaught of meetings and requests come in.

It’s worse than I thought. In my Outlook calendar, there are actually meetings overlapping each other — you know those…


Because Winter is Coming

Winter is coming and there’s a good chance you will be exposed to cold germs, the flu, or Covid-19. Let’s hope not, but here are some plants that can help you build a wall of immunity around yourself. …


Hint: Remember half their time is kid-centric, not you-centric.

I’ll be honest. It takes a special kind of person to date any single parent. Or at least any single parent who is vested in their kids. If I were single without kids, I am not sure I would do it well.

Nearly 3 years post-divorce and I am still…


And Ten Jobs To Help You Thrive

The World Economic Forum just released the news — By 2025, the time spent on tasks at work by humans and machines will be equal. And no surprise, it will continue to widen the job skills gap.

I put in my dating profile…

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