How to have more cooperation and less antagonism in life.
I'm sharing a true story, a family mystery, in celebration of Memorial Day. At long last, we know What was in a Military file about Dad's death, labeled "Secret/Restricted" in 1944; but we still don't know Why it had to remain a government-guarded secret for nearly 70 years.
Here's a tangy, refreshing, healthy side salad to accompany a summer grill meal (for Memorial Weekend, maybe?) Combine: 1 small avocado, peeled, cored and mashed 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon mayonnaise 2 tablespoons low-fat Greek yogurt 1-3 tablespoons non-fat (skim) milk (add until you get the consistency you prefer) your favorite all-purpose seasoning salt… Continue reading Get out the grill and add a green salad
The simple prescription for how to become an admirable person....
Ingredients (per serving): 3 large leaves Boston Bibb lettuce .75 cup loosely packed non-fat cottage cheese 20 grams raisins, finely chopped 14 grams pecans, finely chopped 1/2 teaspoon honey a sprinkle of cinnamon a smidgeon each of salt and pepper, to taste Directions: Combine cottage cheese, raisins, pecans, honey, cinnamon, salt and pepper. Divide… Continue reading Boston Bibb Blintzes: a low-calorie, highly nutritious treat
The hedonistic pursuit of pleasure does not brings us happiness; work does. Here's why....
This series is an alphabetical exploration of 26 options for living well, despite everything. It answers the question–How can we live well, despite problems? Volunteer: it's good for you! (Say the researchers and writers at Harvard Health Watch) Volunteering has mental health benefits: Volunteers feel more socially connected than non-volunteers; This helps to ward off loneliness and depression.… Continue reading V is for Volunteer: it’s good for you, but pay attention to the caveat