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Gluten-free pasta-making class — photos & review

January 22, 2014

Now that gluten-free goodies are a booming multi-billion dollar industry, it’s no longer hard to find decent, wheat-free boxes of pasta at the supermarket. Even more exciting — it’s also […]

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Cure for winter cold — with photos

January 10, 2014

I’m one of those people who never gets sick. But this week, I’ve been slammed by a really bad cold. Wrestling with it has been an exercise in calming down […]

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Asian Americans & therapy: Chat with Dr. Michi Fu

December 10, 2013

As you all know, I’ve been in therapy for years and it’s been great. This post airs some of the general — as well as ethnicity-specific — issues that I’ve […]

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4 reasons to avoid sugar

July 23, 2013

If you’re not interested in dealing with the issue of sugar addiction, the new August issue of National Geographic might change your mind. The cover story on the evils of […]

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Improving vision naturally with Marc Grossman

April 8, 2013

Note: This post was first published on April 8, 2013 and was updated on Jan. 12, 2024. All the links are working now.  Seeing things clearly can be such an […]

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How to buy running shoes

March 11, 2013

As a non-runner, shopping for new running shoes was a chance to explore a world I didn’t know existed. I highly recommend the experience as a way to get on […]

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5 ways to unplug from electronics & social media & reconnect with your life

January 7, 2013

My goal for the past two weeks was to unplug from social media. But the break from Facebook, Twitter and blogging turned into something bigger. I’m now reorganizing my life […]

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