In Chinese philosophy, the concept of yin yang describes how apparently opposing forces are interconnected and interdependent in the natural world, giving rise to each other in turn. Many natural dualities - dark and light, female and male, are referred to in Chinese thought as yin yang.Here's a . . .
May our troubles melt like lemon drops and all our dreams come true. . . .
Sometimes it hits me how very blessed I am to have some of the most wonderful, loving, interesting and deep friends. This morning, a friend forwarded one of those photographic emails that make the rounds, this one of a polar bear's encounter with dogs. A potentially threatening scenario turned out . . .
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I recently came across Paulo Coelho's work. He's a Brazilian writer, rather controversial. Critics believe his work is simplistic and that he plagiarizes. To that I would say that some of the most profound messages are the simplest. And there are really no new themes or plots in literature...so . . .
A few months ago, I swabbed the inside of my cheeks and sent two little vials in for DNA testing. No, I wasn't tryin' to find out who my daddy is, I already know that. And no, I am not going on the Maury show to find out who my baby's daddy is, either. I decided to participate in National . . .
This is posted in my trainer's office: Stand on a comfortable surface, where you have plenty of room at each side. With a 5-lb potato sack in each hand, extend your arms straight out from your sides and hold them there as long as you can. Try to reach a full minute, then relax. Each day you'll . . .
Someone I know got The Esquire Men's Guide to Life for Christmas. It covers such rules as this: Rule #108: The road to hell is not paved with good intentions. The road to hell is paved with smooth-jazz CDs, herbal teas, John Tesh specials, and low-fat cheese. Or this: Rule #24: A man in a . . .
You've probably figured out that these prints are my latest fascination. I have no illusion that the Varga girl is any less an idealized object than the emaciated Posh Beckham of today. She just looks like she has wayy more fun. . . .
Bear with me, it's a circuitous route, but I'll get there.So I spent the better part of the day putting things in my bedroom closets. Organizing. Discarding. I had no choice: my digital cable showed only football and something titled Celebrity Ab Secrets. Ok, that's an exaggeration. But really, . . .