I just returned from a hiking trip in Alaska, and man. It was beautiful and intense. Stunning landscapes, especially as the snow was melting. The trails were difficult - icy, muddy, steep - and incredible. Alaska really is Into the Wild, magic bus from the movie . . .
Happiness is that elusive thing we all desire. We spend a lot of time and energy looking for it - in a job, in a partner, in a new house, a new neighborhood, a new group of friends. But then, after a few weeks of bliss, our happiness fades. And we search again. It often remains out of . . .
Who can deny that there's something inherently sexy about an artist? Let's be scientific about it for a sec. Studies have shown that a guy carrying a guitar is much more likely to get a date than a man without a musical prop. Why? Because many women find music - and musicians - sexy. But if you . . .
I just finished watching the HBO show Big Little Lies (based on Liane Moriarty's best-selling book). And first, let me just say, it brings up a lot of relationship issues that we try to avoid. The story, driven by a murder (we don't know who was murdered or who murdered him through most of the . . .
Choices are endless it seems, even in dating. Unfortunately, that doesn't make the reality of dating any easier. That's why most daters keep going back to Tinder, or Match, or OkCupid. Or whatever app they know, and hoping this time it will be different. We have become afraid to try new approaches, . . .
This past weekend, I took a trip to Mt. Tamalpais outside of San Francisco. It was a much-needed break from the routine of life (and all the pressure of getting done), and it gave me pause. Something I don't do very well, that I'm still grappling with in my life, is learning to let go. Standing . . .